In the Spotlight...
The DWP is going GREEN
As of November
DWP office building is powered by solar energy. Using leftover U.S. Dept. of
y grant funds from the City of Big Bear Lake's solar contract, the DWP solar project cost $303,000, half paid by the grant funds. The project will offset the DWP's office building electricity bill by about 87%, making the payback period about six years. Next time you're in the office, check out the display screen with up-to-the-minute solar energy production numbers. Read more
Are You Prepare
Temperatures are droppin
g and that means we need to prepare for winter--freezing temperatures means freezing pipes!
Starting November 1st, be sure to shut off & winterize your irrigation system.
If you're going to be away for several days, shut off your water at your stop and drain (waste) valve.
Do NOT shut off your water at the meter, it's a
Learn more about
State Water Board Regulations & the California Drought
California has been in a
Drought State of Emergency
since January and on July 29th, the State Water Board adopted
Emergency Water Conservation Regulations
required for all California water users.
For updated information on state water regulations, please visit the
Emergency Water Conservation Regulations Portal
What does this mean for the DWP?
The DWP has had these (and more) regulations in place since 2002.
Read more here
. For a full list of current DWP regulations,
What else can you do?
website for water-saving tips.
for a free
Pick up water
low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators
at the DWP office.
Replace your old toilet with a high-efficiency toilet. Learn about the DWP's
toilet rebate program
2013 Consumer Confidence Reports (Water Quality Reports)
are available here.
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012/13
is available here.
Backflow Prevention Devices Protect Your Health
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How to check
Regular Board Meeting
November 27 - November 28
DWP Office Closed for Thanksgiving
Regular Board Meeting
December 24 - December 25
DWP Office Closed for Christmas
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The City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water & Power
41972 Garstin Dr. | P.O. Box 1929 | Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
Ph: (909) 866-5050 | Fax: (909) 866-3184
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4:30 pm