More... The PVPA Land    

The PVPA Land

PVPA’s San Antonio Spreading Grounds, located just below the San Antonio Dam, includes approximately 850 acres. Approximately 200 acres are owned by other entities, upon which PVPA has rights to spread water. PVPA’s Thompson Creek Spreading Grounds located north of Claremont includes approximately 154 acres of land. The location and…

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More... Who We Are and What We Do    

Who We Are and What We Do

PVPA operates in conjunction with the Six Basins Watermaster, which was established in 1998 to adjudicate rights to local water supplies, including groundwater produced from the Six Basins aquifers. Information regarding the Six Basins Judgment (click here to download the Judgment), which describes PVPA’s rights and responsibilities under the Judgment…

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More... The History of PVPA    

The History of PVPA

The Pomona Valley Protective Association (PVPA) was initially established in 1910 by way of a mutual agreement between the major water interests in the greater Pomona Valley. PVPA was formed to protect the rights of the water users in the Claremont, Pomona, Upland, and La Verne areas from outside interests…

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Pomona Valley Protective AssoicationPomona Valley Protective Association (PVPA) is a corporation established in 1910 by agricultural landowners to capture and percolate stormwater on PVPA lands to sustain the groundwater aquifer. This enables local groundwater producers to supply their communities with high-quality water and reliable water service at lower costs than imported water that is subject to delivery schedule variations. PVPA operates on a non-profit basis.The “Our Land” section includes a map and description of PVPA’s lands, which are located in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties within the jurisdictions of Claremont and Upland, respectively.

PVPA CreekPVPA is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors representing seven major PVPA shareholders. The current shareholders, which own different numbers of shares are: the City of Upland, the City of Pomona, West End Consolidated Water Company, San Antonio Water Company, Pomona College, Golden State Water Company and American States Water Company. Although some shareholders are represented by more than one Director, no shareholder has a majority of shares and votes.

PVPA’s activities and ongoing water conservation mission, which is carried out in cooperation with other local agencies and water-related interests, are more fully described in the “About Us” section.