Bear Valley


  • Basin Name
  • Bear Valley
  • Basin Number
  • 8-009
  • SGMA Basin Priority
  • Very Low
  • Critically Overdrafted
  • No
  • Hydrologic Region Name
  • Southern California
  • Counties
  • San Bernardino
  • Adjacent Basins
  • Big Meadows Valley 8-007, Seven Oaks Valley 8-008, Helendale Fault Valley 7-048,


Located in California’s hydrologic region, the Bear Valley is 19,170 acres in size. This Very Low priority basin is home to an estimated 16,749 people (2010 value), which have been at a rate of 7.64.

Bear Valley is a(n) basin with approximately 492 wells, of which approximately 51 are water supply wells. Groundwater accounts for approximately 100 percent of the basin’s water supply.

Source: CA DWR

Basin Notes

2003 Bulletin 118 basin description

2018 Final Basin Prioritization: Basin is considered very low priority.

GSA Information


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