Fireworks in Big Bear: The Best in SoCal

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Big Bear, CA, June 28, 2014 - On Friday July 4th, Big Bear residents and visitors to our valley will be treated to one of the largest and most unique fireworks displays in all of southern California. Shot from a barge in the lake, the fireworks are brilliant in our clear mountain air and we get the added bonus of their reflections on the … [Read more...]

The Ongoing Evolution of Stanfield Marsh

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 21, 2014 - A favorite scenic spot in Big Bear is the Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Habitat that extends east from Stanfield Cutoff. Visitors can park in the southwest corner, stop by the wooden gazebo acting as an informational kiosk, then stroll along the water on the wooden walkway. The wooden walkway has a dual … [Read more...]

Municipal Water District Turns 50 This Year

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 26, 2014 - Happy anniversary to the Big Bear Municipal Water District (MWD), which turns 50 this year! The agency was founded in 1964 to stabilize the water levels for wildlife and recreation in southern California’s most popular lake. When Bear Valley Mutual Water Company constructed the original Bear Valley Dam in … [Read more...]

Saturday kicks off a season of shoreline care

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District invites the public to their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline kickoff event; it's scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the MWD Headquarters (40524 Lakeview Drive). Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, hat and cleaning supplies to help beautify one of the most heavily used … [Read more...]

Help preserve Big Bear Lake’s beauty

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Big Bear Lake, CA, May 2, 2013 - The Big Bear Municipal Water District has scheduled their annual Adopt-a-Shoreline Kickoff event for 9:00 a.m. on May 11 at the District office (40524 Lakeview Drive). The lake shore is one of the most heavily used recreational areas in the valley, so litter is a constant concern. The  program recruits … [Read more...]

Re-Broadcast Of MWD & Airport District Forums On K-BEAR

Big Bear City, CA, November 4, 2012, 7am - The Lighthouse Project and the Chamber of Commerce hosted a series of candidate forums for this November’s local elections. If you were unable to attend the forum featuring the Big Bear Lake Municipal Water District and the forum featuring the Big Bear City Airport District, you can listen to a … [Read more...]

As Temperatures Drop, Stay Off The Lake Ice

Big Bear, Ca, November 14, 2011, 12:00pm - As the weather gets colder in Big Bear Valley, the Big Bear Municipal Water District is reminding everyone of the dangers of walking on lake ice. Not only can it cost you your life, it can cost you money, and jeopardize the safety of rescuers. Every winter the San Bernardino County Sheriff and MWD receive … [Read more...]

Lake Temperatures Are Getting Colder, Boat With Care

Big Bear, Ca, November 2, 2011, 1:00pm - Lake temperatures are dropping, and the Municipal Water District encourages you to be safe when boating, kayaking or canoeing this time of year.  Currently lake temperatures are in the low 50’s, and according to the MWD will drop another 4 or 5 degrees with the cold weather that is approaching.  The west … [Read more...]

East Boat Ramp All Clear For Swimming

The water near the East Boat Ramp in now clear to swim in after a small sewage leak into the water early Tuesday morning.

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Small Spill Near East Boat Ramp

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Big Bear, Ca, September 22, 2011, 12:00pm - If you have been over to the East Boat Ramp on the Northshore of Big Bear Lake recently you may have noticed signs urging swimmers to stay out of the water.  Early Tuesday morning, east boat ramp workers showed up at 7:00am to open up the ramp, and noticed some sewage was leaking near the building, and … [Read more...]

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