What is the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project?

The Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project is a water supply project that will actively manage the groundwater basin underlying a portion of the Cadiz and Fenner Valleys in California’s Mojave Desert, to conserve renewable native groundwater that would otherwise be lost to evaporation and create a new reliable water supply for Southern California. The Project will be implemented in two phases. Read more…


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Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz Inc. establish $5 million fund for water quality investments in disadvantaged communities

October 5, 2018 – The Fenner Valley Water Authority (“FVWA”) today announced the creation of a $5 Million fund, the Southern California Clean Water Fund (“Clean Water Fund” or “SCCWF”), dedicated to aiding small water systems that are pursuing water quality improvements in Southern California. The Clean Water Fund will be underwritten by Cadiz Inc. which is developing the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project, a public-private partnership to increase Southern California’s reliable water supplies by conserving groundwater presently lost to evaporation in eastern San Bernardino County.  Read the complete press release.

Phase One:


(1 acre-foot = 326,000 gallons)

Phase Two:


Store up to 1 million acre-feet
of imported water in wet years