At a Glance

General information about the Yucaipa Valley Water District as of August 2019.

   
Service Area Size: 

  • 40 square miles (sphere of influence is 68 square miles)
Surface Elevation Change:

  • 3,140 foot elevation change (from 2,044 to 5,184 feet)
Number of Employees:

  • 5 elected board members
  • 62 full time employees
Operating Budget:
  • Water Division - $14,455,500
  • Sewer Division - $12,217,712
  • Recycled Water Division - $1,301,447
  • Total Annual Budget - $27,974,659
Number of Services:
  • 13,794 water connections serving 19,243 units
  • 14,104 sewer connections serving 22,774 units
  • 111 recycled water connections serving 460 units
Water System:
  • 223 miles of drinking water pipelines
  • 27 reservoirs with 34 million gallons of storage capacity
  • 18 pressure zones
  • 9,000 ac-ft annual water demand (2.958 billion gallons)
  • Two water filtration facilities:
         - 1 mgd at Oak Glen Surface Water Filtration Facility
         - 12 mgd at Yucaipa Valley Regional Water Filtration Facility
Sewer System:
  • 8.0 million gallon treatment capacity with a current flow of approximately 3.5 million gallons per day
  • 213 miles of sewer mainlines
  • 5 sewer lift stations
  • 4,000 ac-ft annual recycled water produced (1.27 billion gallons)
Recycled Water:
  • 22 miles of recycled water pipelines
  • 5 reservoirs - 12 million gallons of storage
  • 2,000 ac-ft annual recycled demand (0.681 billion gallons)
Brine Disposal:
  • 2.2 million gallon desalination facility at sewer treatment plant
  • 1.756 million gallons of Inland Empire Brine Line capacity
  • 0.595 million gallons of treatment capacity in Orange County
State Water Contractors:
  • San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District assesses property taxes and delivers imported water to Yucaipa Valley Water District on behalf of customers in San Bernardino County and the City of Yucaipa.
  • San Gorgonio Pass Water Agency assesses property taxes and delivers imported water to Yucaipa Valley Water District on behalf of customers in Riverside County and the City of Calimesa.
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Sustainability Plan:
  •  A Strategic Plan for a Sustainable Future: The Integration and Preservation of Resources, adopted on August 20, 2008.
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