MONTCLAIR, Calif., Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- KeepConservationIndependent.com is a new website that details the facts behind an attempted takeover of the Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) by the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA), a wholesaler and wastewater treatment agency.
IEUA's unsolicited bid to merge operations threatens the existence of CBWCD's extensive education programs and the future of its Water Conservation Center Campus, which serves as a resource for residents across the region.
KeepConservationIndependent.com lays out the facts on finances, staffing and facilities related to consolidation of the two agencies.
"It is important that residents of the Chino Basin know the truth," said Terry King, CBWCD's board president. "We cannot stand by and watch as this community treasure is threatened."
CBWCD offers youth and adult education programs, free water use audits, and landscape design consultations, as well as workforce development training.
Based in Montclair, CBWCD carries out its mission to protect future water supplies by focusing on free conservation education and recharging the Chino Basin using capture of stormwater runoff in eight percolation ponds.
For details on the impacts of consolidation, go to KeepConservationIndependent.com.
The Chino Basin Water Conservation District is a public agency that protects the Chino Groundwater Basin by the capture and percolation of waters through its network of channels, basins and spreading grounds. Water conservation education is provided to the individuals and organizations within the service area to further promote the efficient use of water resources.
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SOURCE Chino Basin Water Conservation District