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


May 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Benton Community Center

58869 Hwy 120

Benton , CA 93512


Click below on: "Board Members, Meeting Information and Contacts"

for additional meeting information and agenda.


Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District


Board Members, Meeting Information, and Contacts



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 2020/2021 Season


September 22nd-30th/2020: 0.0" October/2020: 0.0" November/2020: Snow-NMA


December/2020: Snow-NMA January /2021: Snow 11-12" February/2021: 0.42"


March/2021: Rain/Snow-NMA April/2021: 0.0" May/2021: 0.0" June/2021: 0.0" July/2021: 0.0"


August/2021: 0.0" September-22nd/2021 (end of season): 0.0"


September 23rd, 2021: 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.


2020/2021 Season to Date Precipitation: 0.42"

Snow: 11-12" (unknown water content)


Historical Precipitation Data:


Measurable Precipitation for the 2019/2020 Season

(First Day of Fall, 09-23-19 to Last Day of Summer, 09-21-20)



Measurable Precipitation for the 2018/2019 Season

(First Day of Fall, 09-23-18 to Last Day of Summer, 09-24-19)



Measurable Precipitation for the 2017/2018 Season

(First Day of Fall, 09-22-17 to Last Day of Summer, 09-22-18)



Measurable Precipitation for the 2016/2017 Season

(First Day of Fall, 2016 to Last Day of Summer, 2017)




Max Wind Gusts 2020/2021 Season


September 22-30 '20


09-23-20 @ 0520hrs

18.2mph NNE

October 2020



34.9mph NW

November 2020



30.9mph E

December 2020



31.2mph NW

January 2021



42.3mph NNE

February 2021



35.6mph N


March 2021



33.1mph NNW



April 2021



32.0mph N



May 2021



27.7mph N



June 2021




July 2021




August 2021






Sept. 01-22 2021




Sept. 23-30 2021

First Day of Fall

& Start of the

New Season




Average max gusts to date for the 2020/2021 Season:





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