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




P.O. Box 936

Benton, CA 93512


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:



**Time: 06:30pm**



Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District



Board Members, Meeting Information, and Contacts



Water News, Resources, Fire (PSPS Info), Weather,

and CA Road Condition Links

(Updated 02-24-2020)


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




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




Weather Info Registered @ The 6W Ranch

(The 6W Ranch weather station)


Measurable Precipitation by Month in the 2019/20 Season


September 23rd/2019: 0.0" October/2019: 0.0" November/2019: (Snow: 8") 0.04"


December/2019: (Snow/Rain Mix) 0.29" January /2020: NMA 0.0" February/2020: NMA"


March/2020: 0.0" April/2020: 0.0" May/2020: 0.0" June/2020: 0.0" July/2020: 0.0"


August/2020: 0.0" September-24th/2020: 0.0"


*NMA-Rain and/or Snow but, No Measurable Amount... Less than 1/100th of an inch of water content.


2019/20 Season to Date Precipitation: 0.33"

Snow: 8"


Historical Precipitation Data:


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 2019/2020 Season


September 23-30 '18


09-29-19 @ 1750hrs

19.1mph W

October 2018


10-27-19 @ 0707hrs

30.6mph NNW

November 2018


11-25-19 @ 0931hrs

48.6mph N

December 2018


12-28-19 @ 0844hrs

40.3mph N

January 2019


01-16-20 @ 1544hrs

36.6mph S

February 2019


02-09-20 @ 0108hrs

31.1mph NNW


March 2019





April 2019




May 2019




June 2019




July 2019




August 2019






Sept. 01-21 2019




Sept. 22-30 2020

First Day of Fall & New Season




Average max monthly gusts to date 2019/2020 Season:

34.38 mph



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Site Updated 02-24-2020


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