Mission and History

Washington County Water Conservancy District, a not-for-profit public agency, was established in 1962 to manage Washington County’s water needs. It’s charged with conserving, developing, managing and stabilizing water supplies within the county in an ongoing effort to provide a safe, sustainable water supply for current and future generations. The district was ...

Wells

The district currently owns, operates and maintains more than two dozen production wells in the Virgin River watershed. The wells produce an average of 4,000 acre feet of water per year. Additional well development is planned in the Hurricane, Ivins, Leeds, Toquerville, Pintura and Diamond Valley areas. Deep well development has ...

Reservoirs

The district currently owns and operates five reservoirs and has plans to construct more in the future. Combined, the existing reservoirs have the capacity to store in excess of 100,000 acre feet (nearly 33 billion gallons) of surface water. The primary function of the reservoirs is to supply culinary and secondary ...

Wastewater

Wastewater management is necessary to protect ground water recharge areas and drinking water sources. Should these areas become contaminated with pollutants or toxic compounds, the health of our residents and environment could be compromised. The district has been the governing authority over wastewater management in the western part of the unincorporated ...

Secondary

In 1998, the district entered into an Agreement to establish the Toquerville Secondary Water System (TSWS). This system replaced an open ditch canal with a pressurized irrigation system to provide water to the city and outlying fields while increasing conservation opportunities, improving system management and mitigating the safety issues presented by ...

Municipal

Most of the district’s water is delivered to municipal customers who serve 90 percent of the county’s population. Municipal customers include St. George, Washington, Hurricane, Ivins, Santa Clara, La Verkin, Toquerville and Leeds. Each of these cities has signed the Regional Water Supply Agreement (RWSA), which promotes collaboration and conservation. Through the RWSA, ...

Procurement

Washington County Water Conservancy District greatly values its service providers and contractors. Any open requests for proposals or bids are listed below. REQUEST FOR BIDS (closes August 30, 2022) Separate sealed bids for Ash Creek Pipeline Project – Phase 1 will be received by the Washington County Water Conservancy District at its ...

Contact Us

Contact Information Address 533 E. Waterworks Dr., St. George, UT 84770 Phone 435.673.3617 Fax 435.673.4971 General Inquiries info@wcwcd.org Hours and Holidays Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST The office is closed for all federal and state holidays. Record Requests The Washington County Water Conservancy District complies with Utah's Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). Records that are public ...