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 Meeting:

(Due to the 4th Wednesday falling just prior to the Memorial Day weekend, please note the below change in the date of the meeting.)


May 18th, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Benton Community Center

58869 Hwy 120

Benton , CA 93512

*In-Person Meeting*

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


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.




Weather Info Registered @ The 6W Ranch

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


Measurable Precipitation by Month in the 2021/2022 Season


September 22nd-30th/2021: 0.0" October/2021: 0.54" November/2021: 0.04"


December/2021: 1.85" Snow: 3" January /2022: 0.0" February/2022: *NMA


March/2022: 0.12" April/2022: *NMA May/2022: 0.0" June/2022: 0.0" July/2022: 0.0"


August/2022: 0.0" September-23nd/2022 (end of season): 0.0"


September 24th, 2022:

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.


2021/2022 Precipitation Season to Date:

Precipitation: 2.55in

Snow: 3in

(Unknown Water Content for Snow)


Historical Measurable Precipitation Data:


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 05-07-2022