County Water District
The Juniper Riviera County Water District is located in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountain range, approximately four miles Southeast of the Town of Apple Valley. The area has a varying elevation from 3,000 - 4,600 feet above sea level. The topography is mainly hills with deep canyons running through them. The district encompasses approximately ten square miles in area.
The District boundaries are located with Ocotillo Road on the Road on the North, Pioneer Road on the East, the Southern end of Milpas Drive on the South and the Western end of Candlewood Road on the West.
LAFCO approved Resolution #3028 on 10/15/08, "A service review and sphere of Influence update for Juniper Riviera County District (expansion of sphere of influence to include the territory within the Este sub-basin to the North, South and East of existing District boundaries".) The SOI expansion provides the District "prior notification" for any planned future development of the expanded SOI area.
The district was formed in 1979 by area voters, by resolution of the County of San Bernardino, and a filling through the Secretary of the State of California.
The District is a "Special District" and is governed by an elected body of five residents, known as the Board of Directors. The District is managed by Lorrie L. Steely, General Manager. Monitoring/maintenance/repair of the water distribution systems are performed by Lee Logsdon, Systems Operations Manager. The water distribution system is monitored 24 hours a day, Seven days a week.
District policies, rules, and regulations related to the operations of, are mandated by the California State Water Code, State of California Government Code, and State of California Government Code and Federal Laws.