San Bernadino Groundwater Recharge

San Bernardino Basin Groundwater Council:
Achieving Record Recharge through Collaboration

“The last time our region recharged that much groundwater was in 1987, coming down from a period of successive wet winters,” said SBVWCD General Manager Daniel Cozad. 

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COVID-19 coronavirus

Novel Corona Virus/COVID-19 Resources

CSDA continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and has compiled the following resources so special districts can easily access information made available through state and federal agencies.

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Covid-19 Uniquely Challenging for Parks & Rec Districts Filling
School Closure Gaps

How can Park and Recreation Districts offer programs that help families during distance learning hours under the normal district licensing guidelines? The answer: It’s complicated.

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compassTrial Membership

Guide your agency in the right direction this Spring with access to free webinars, interactive collaboration in our active online community, and access to online tools and resources for FREE with a no-obligation, 3-month trial membership

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The Fire: Before and After

How Two California Districts are Implementing Best Practices in Emergency Preparedness Planning.

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Learn About Special Districts

Learn About Special Districts

Special districts are local governments created by the people of a community to deliver specialized services essential to their health, safety, economy and well-being, that the local city or county do not provide.

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    Good afternoon, The Mokelumne Hill Sanitary District is looking for information/language (policy, procedures) pertaining to planned and unplanned power interruptions to be included in District's SSMP.  ...

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    The exemption for projects under $25K only exempts you from requiring your selected contractor to be registered with the DIR, and the awarding body doesn't have to open a PWC-100 (which takes like 10 minutes, ...

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    As with many utility related Districts Camp Meeker has experienced a huge increase in past due accounts as a result of COVID and have been adhering to the COVID regulations regarding shut-off/disconnection, ...

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    Good Afternoon, We use GlobalPayments Integrated for our water utility billing. We have been using them for a little over a year and have had a positive experience with them. We use them for IVR (phone ...

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    Thank you. -- Paula Deel, Director Newberry Community Services District P O Box 206 Newberry Springs, CA 92365

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    Check out Labor Code 1725.5.  There is an exemption for projects under $25,000...... ------------------------------ Robert Bosso Attorney Santa Cruz, CA ------------------------------

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    If your project is a Public Work it is subject to prevailing wage requirements.  A Public Work is defined as work done under contract, paid for with public funds, total project amount is greater than $1000, ...

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    The board member needs to submit their resignation with an effective date. ------------------------------ Melinda Johnson General Manager Barstow Cemetery District ------------------------------

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    I do not have an RFP for you, but yes, it is subject to prevailing wages. Any project over $1000 has to meet the prevailing wages. ------------------------------ Madeline Smith Director Lakeside Fire ...