Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District (c) The 6W Ranch




P.O. Box 936

Benton, CA 93512


Established 1987


The Tri-Valley Groundwater Management District meets regularly to discuss and make

determinations of possible actions, regarding groundwater issues in the communities of:

Benton, Hammil Valley, Chalfant, and pursuant to the

Groundwater Sustainability Act of 2014.


Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District


Next TVGMD Regular Meeting:

(4th Wednesday of Each Month.)


Next Regular Meetings:

12-14-22, 6:30 PM, Chalfant Community Center

01-25-23, 6:30 PM, Benton Community Center

(For additional information, click the "Board Members, Meeting Info" link below.)


Notice of Vacancy on the Tri-Valley Groundwater

Management District Board of Directors


Persons interested, please click above link for additional information.


Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District


Board Members, Meeting Information, and Contacts



May 04,2022

Senate Democrats Propose Drought Water Package


May 05, 2022

AB 2201 -Groundwater Extraction Permits



Water News, Resources, Fire (PSPS Info), Weather, and CA Road Condition Links



Owens Valley Groundwater Authority Information


Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District


"When the well's dry, we know the worth of water."
~ Benjamin Franklin


"Water is the driving force of all nature."

~Leonardo da Vinci


"You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it."

~W.C. Fields


"Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over."

~Mark Twain


"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one."

~Jacques Yves Cousteau


"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be lead."

~Stan Laurel




White Mountain Peak (above power pole) @ 14, 226ft.




Precipitation Registered @ The 6W Ranch

(The 6W Ranch Weather Station, for fun and reference.)


Measurable Precipitation by Month in the 2022/2023 Season


September 23rd-30th/2022: 0.0" October/2022: 0.0" November/2022: 0.78"


December/2022: 0.10" January /2023: 0.0" February/2023: 0.0"


March/2023: 0.0" April/2023: 0.0" May/2023: 0.0" June/2023: 0.0" July/2023: 0.0"


August/2023: 0.0" September-22nd/2023 (end of season): 0.0"


September 23rd, 2023

First Day of Fall & Start of the New Rainfall Season


*NMA=Rain and/or Snow but, No Measurable Amount...

Less than 1/100th of an inch of water and/or water content.


**=Localized Thunderstorm Activity


2022/2023 Precipitation Season to Date:

Precipitation: 0.88"

Snow: 0.0"


Historical Measurable Precipitation Data:


2021/2022 Season


First Day of Fall, 2021 to

Last Day of Summer, 2022



2020/2021 Season


First day of Fall, 09-23-20

Last Day of Summer, 09-22-21



2018/2019 Season


First Day of Fall, 09-23-18 to

Last Day of Summer, 09-24-19



2016/2017 Season

First Day of Fall, 2016 to

Last Day of Summer, 2017



2019/2020 Season


First Day of Fall, 09-23-19 to

Last Day of Summer, 09-21-20



2017/2018 Season


First Day of Fall, 09-22-17 to

Last Day of Summer, 09-22-18









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Site Updated 12-05-22