Kaweah Water Foundation

The Kaweah Water Foundation (KWF) was established as a California nonprofit public benefit corporation on October 19, 2020, covering the Kaweah Subbasin region of Tulare County, California, known as the Kaweah Management Zone. The KWF is responsible for compliance with the requirements of the Central Valley Salinity Alternatives for Long-Term Sustainability (CV-SALTS) Nitrate Control Program. For more information about the KWF, click here.

KWF Mission Statement

The KWF is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life in the Kaweah Subbasin by implementing programs that provide access to safe drinking water for residents and enhancing the quality of groundwater drinking water supplies for residents in the region.

News & Public Outreach Events

Safe Drinking Water Public Workshop Series scheduled for January 2021: The Kaweah Water Foundation will host a series of online public workshops in January 2021 in both English and Spanish languages. Webinar links are available on the Public Outreach page.

Part One Workshops - Understanding Your Drinking Water: Nitrates in the Kaweah Area

  • Thursday, January 7, 2021, 4-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 16, 2021, 10 a .m. - 12 p.m.

 

Part Two Workshops - Short-Term Drinking Water Solutions

  • Community Water Systems: Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 5-7 p.m.
  • Domestic Well Users: Sunday, January 31, 2021, 2-4 p.m.

KWF Part-Time Program Coordinator Request for Proposals, Due January 29, 2021: The Kaweah Water Foundation has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Part-Time Program Coordinator.  Proposals are due by 5 p.m., January 29, 2021.  Download the RFP.

 

Domestic Well Monitoring Program - Coming Soon: The Kaweah Water Foundation's Domestic Well Monitoring Program is coming soon.  Check back here regularly for updates.

 

Safe Drinking Water Fill Stations Open to the Public: Two safe drinking water fill stations are open within the Kaweah Management Zone to provide residents with access to safe drinking water. Located in Farmersville and Okieville, details on accessing these stations are available on the Safe Drinking Water page.

Nitrate Control Program Overview

CV-SALTS has developed the Central Valley’s Nitrate Control Program to address historical nitrate problems affecting groundwater, which is a main source of drinking water in rural and disadvantaged communities throughout the Kaweah Subbasin. The Nitrate Control Program’s three primary goals consist of:

  1. Provide safe drinking water, particularly for residents in affected areas, as quickly as possible
  2. Reduce nitrate impacts to water supplies
  3. Restore groundwater quality where feasible

 

Click here for more information about the Nitrate Control Program.

We want to hear from you!  If you are located within the boundary of the Kaweah Water Foundation, complete this Impacted Resident Stakeholder Survey to provide your valuable input for short-term and long-term safe drinking water!

Impacted Residents Stakeholder Survey

¡Queremos saber de usted! Si se encuentra dentro del límite de Kaweah Water Foundation, complete esta Encuesta de partes interesadas residentes afectados para proporcionar su valiosa contribución/opinión sobre agua potable a corto y largo plazo.

Encuesta de Partes Interesadas de los Residentes Impactados

© Kaweah Water Foundation, 2020

Mailing Address:

130 N. Garden Street, Visalia, CA 93291

Physical Address:

130 N. Garden Street, Visalia, CA 93291

Provide Comments & Feedback to the KWF:

Telephone: (559) 325-4463