OCWD is committed to ensuring a safe and reliable supply of groundwater for today and for future generations. Learn more about the District.
Orange County Water District
Rely on us for high-quality groundwater
Making the most of what we have
OCWD takes the limited water supply found in nature and supplements it to provide water for more than 2.5 million people in Orange County, California. Learn more about What We Do.
OC GROUNDWATER BASIN (through end of March 2018)
OCWD is one of the few groundwater management agencies able to track the groundwater basin’s “water budget” on a monthly basis. This information allows the District to make more informed management decisions about future water supplies and pumping.
Groundwater storage level
46% full 231,248 ac-ft
Compared to same time last year: +42.1%
216,466 ac-ft Water year to date
Compared to same time last year: -16.8%
157,216 ac-ft Water year to date
Compared to same time last year: -28.0%
Groundwater Replenishment System – new water you can count on
, 252,365,642,400 gallons produced