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.)


Undetermined Due to the

Continuing COVID 19 Issues



Click below on:

Board Members, Meeting Information and Contacts for more information

(Possible meeting cancelation or teleconference to be determined and posted when known.)


Tri-Valley Ground Water Management District



Board Members, Meeting Information, and Contacts

(Board member vacancy information if a resident is interested in filling the vacancy.)


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

and CA Road Condition Links

(Updated 02-26-2020)


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 power 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 0.0"


March/2020: 0.17" April/2020: (Snow/Rain Mix) 0.86" May/2020: NMA 0.0" June/2020: 0.10" 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: 1.46"

Snow: 11"


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 '19


09-29-19 @ 1750hrs

19.1mph W

October 2019


10-27-19 @ 0707hrs

30.6mph NNW

November 2019


11-25-19 @ 0931hrs

48.6mph N

December 2019


12-28-19 @ 0844hrs

40.3mph N

January 2020


01-16-20 @ 1544hrs

36.6mph S

February 2020


02-09-20 @ 0108hrs

31.1mph NNW


March 2020


03-14-20 @ 1420hrs

32.2mph SSE



April 2020


04-02-20 @ 0712hrs

28.0mph NNW


May 2020


05-18-20 @ 1347hrs

28.6mph SW


June 2020


06-12-20 @ 1535hrs

30.4mph S


July 2020


07-16-20 @ 1826hrs

28.0mph N


August 2020






Sept. 01-21 2020




Sept. 22-30 2020

First Day of Fall & New Season




Average max monthly gusts to date for the 2019/2020 Season:

32.13 mph



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Site Updated 07-28-2020


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