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


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


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...]

DWP Acquisition Off The Table

Big Bear, Ca, July 21, 2011, 10:30am - The acquisition of the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water and Power by the Municipal Water District, which has been undergoing an evaluation process for the past three months was terminated at the MWD’s meeting on July 21st.  According to General Manager of the MWD, Scott Huele, the District Board … [Read more...]

MWD Moves Forward With DWP Aquisition & Makes Plans For Trout Pond

Big Bear, Ca, June 17, 2011, 1:00pm - The Municipal Water District Board of Directors decided on July 16th that it would move forward in acquiring the Department of Water and Power.  Board Members authorized council to begin drafting paperwork to file imminent domain on the DWP.  Both organizations, including the Big Bear Lake City Council are in … [Read more...]

DWP Board Members Stay The Same

Big Bear, Ca, June 17, 2011, 12:00pm - The City of Big Bear Lake City Council met on June 16th in a special meeting to discuss, and appoint board members to the Department of Water and Power Board of Directors.   Council members decided to keep current sitting board members in their place to keep continuity on the board while the DWP and the … [Read more...]