The Mendocino County Water Agency (Water Agency) is a special district that encompasses all of Mendocino County and is governed by the Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors. The Water Agency is administered by the Executive Office. The Agency’s roles include:
- The National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) - municipal separate storm sewer
system (MS4) Phase II permit, for the control of storm water runoff.
- The California State Groundwater Elevation Monitoring program (CASGEM) – statewide effort to track seasonal and long-term trends in groundwater elevations.
- Represent the County in the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act by being a member of the Ukiah Valley Basin Groundwater Sustainability Agency and collaboratively develop a Groundwater Sustainability Plan for the Ukiah Basin.
- Providing the public with information regarding water resources in Mendocino County, actively
communicate with federal, state, and local water agencies with regards to water related legislation and policy.
- Provide technical assistance to other departments.
More information on the Water Agency is available in the Water Agency Action Plan.
501 Low Gap Road, Room 1010
Ukiah, CA 95482
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00pm