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Sustainability


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Sustainability


WOrking to Protect California's most PRECIOUS natural resource.

The Kern County Water Agency serves as the local contracting entity for the State Water Project and participates in a wide scope of related activities to preserve and enhance Kern County's water supply, including the provision of a supplemental water supply for portions of the metropolitan Bakersfield area.

 

Agency Functions

The Kern County Water Agency serves as the local contracting entity for the State Water Project and participates in a wide scope of water management activities including water treatment, water conveyance, water quality, groundwater operations and flood control.

Water Education

Each year, the Kern County Water Agency’s Improvement District No. 4’s (ID4) comprehensive Water Education Program educates thousands of local students about Kern County’s local and state water supplies, and the importance of water and its conservation.

Press Releases

The Kern County Water Agency is a valuable news resource on a variety of local, state, and national water-related issues and topics.