The Monterey Peninsula Water Management District was formed on June 6, 1978 under the enabling legislation found in West’s California Water Code, Appendix Chapters 118-1 to 118-901. Our functions include:
- Augmenting the water supply through integrated management of ground and surface water
- Promote water conservation
- Promote water reuse and reclamation of storm and wastewater
- Foster the scenic values, environmental qualities, native vegetation, fish and wildlife, and recreation on the Monterey Peninsula and in the Carmel River Basin.