• 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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Be Water Wise and Winterize

 WinterizeYour Home

Winter will soon be upon us and that means below freezing overnight temperatures.  In addition, we often experience deep-freeze cold waves when temperatures do not rise above freezing all day.  The effects of frozen and bursting water pipes can be a nightmare for the inexperienced or unprepared resident.  Leaving your homes heat at 55 degrees F does not always ensure your pipes will not freeze when temperatures drop during deep freezes.  Every system is different.  If you have specific questions, please contact a plumber.  Winter storms can cause power outages, which disables most heating systems, which results in frozen pipes.  Whether you are a part-time or full-time resident, please follow these recommendations when leaving you home for short or extended absences:

 TURN OFF the WATER TO YOUR HOUSE:  Shut off the stop and drain valve.  This will stop the cold water supply and drain water from your house. 

• Make sure you turn it fully to the right to turn it off.  If it is not closed fully it can continue to run water into your house.
•  It is also a good idea to test it and make sure it works before winter. 
• Mark your stop and drain valve with a stake so it is easily located in deep snow.

 DRAIN INDOOR PLUMBING:  Flush toilets and open faucets to remove water from interior lines.
• Close faucets once water is drained
• Pour biodegradable anti-freeze into all toilets and sinks to displace water in the traps.

 TURN OFF and DRAIN ALL EXTERIOR YARD IRRIGATION:  the CSD does not allow outdoor irrigation from November 1st to April 1st.
• Set automatic irrigation timers to OFF
• Turn off stop and drains to the irrigation system
• Disconnect garden hoses from hose bibs
• Wrap outdoor hose bibs with pipe insulation