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.)


The June Meeting has been CANCELED

June 22nd, 2022, 6:30 p.m.



July 13th, 2022, 6:30p.m.

Chalfant Community Center

123 Valley Rd.

Chalfant, CA 93514

*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 07-07-2022