• Welcome to Big Bear City

    Welcome to Big Bear City

    The Community Services District (CSD) is here to serve Big Bear City residents with quality services. We provide residents with over the phone support, easy billing, community maps, trash pick-up, water, sewer and a Board of Directors to oversee and interact with community members at large.
  • Keeping Our Water Clean

    Keeping Our Water Clean

    Providing quality water to the customers of Big Bear City Community Services District is important to us. Our system is comprised of water mains, vertical wells, sealed springs, horizontal wells, and storage reservoirs. Details about where your water comes from, what it contains and how it compares to State standards is available in our Annual Water Quality Report.
  • Secure Trash Guidelines

    Secure Trash Guidelines

    All improved properties within the District are provided household trash collection services. Please be sure your trash cans are set out for collection by 6:00 am the morning of regular weekly pickup. Legal containers may be plastic or galvanized. They must have handles, tight fitting lids, and be no more than 34 gallons, with a maximum filled weight of 60 pounds.
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Stage 2 Water Restrictions

On Monday, May 4, 2015 the CSD Board of Directors voted to implement mandatory Stage 2 Water Restrictions and enforcement will commence on June 1, 2015.  As well as the restrictions cited below, voluntary reduction of domestic use is recommended at all times.

Stage 2 Water Restrictions:

During Stage 2, the following restrictions and prohibitions on water uses shall be imposed on and complied with by all Water Users and are in addition to, and include, all water uses restricted or prohibited in Stage 1.

  • The District recommends that all existing customers with landscaping presently in place reduce their Turf area and/or replace it with low water use plants and drip irrigation, or native plants that need little or no watering.
  • Any person installing new landscaping shall not install turf in excess of 25% of the available landscape area and shall not install more than 1000 square feet of turf and shall use low water plants.  Drip irrigation is highly recommended for use in new landscaping.
  • Persons may irrigate on Designated Days only.
  • No water shall be used for private construction purposes, including water used for dust control or compaction.  Use of reclaimed or reused water is exempt from this reduction measure.



Stage 1 Water Restrictions:

  •  Waste is prohibited.
  •  Landscape watering with sprinkler's between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. is prohibited.
  •  Water shall not run off into the streets or other impervious surfaces.
  •  Turf irrigation is prohibited between November 1 and April 1 of each year.
  •  Decorative ponds, fountains and waterways having a capacity in excess of twenty gallons shall not be filled with water from the District’s water system.
  •  Sidewalks, driveways, buildings, and windows shall not be washed off with hoses, except as required for sanitary purposes.
  •  Noncommercial washing of automobiles, trucks, trailers, boats, airplanes and other mobile equipment shall be done with a handheld hose and bucket. Handheld hoses shall be equipped with an automatic shutoff nozzle.
  •  Restaurants shall not serve water to customers except when specifically requested by the customer.
  •  Voluntary reduction for indoor domestic use is recommended by any means available.
  •  No water shall be used for private construction purposes, including water used for dust control or compaction.
  •  All water leaks shall be repaired immediately.



Filename Size Date & Time
An Adobe Acrobat file Conservation Ordinance 2017-05.pdf 537.22 KB 2018-02-14 11:16:33
An Adobe Acrobat file Fact Sheet 2015 Conservation.pdf 268.68 KB 2015-05-06 13:30:22
An Adobe Acrobat file Resolution2015_0013.pdf 250.54 KB 2015-05-06 13:30:36