60 Years of Water Leadership
Upper District's 6 Week Campaign of Historical Accomplishments 
Over the past 60 years, Upper District has been at the forefront of water conservation, community outreach, and  applying innovative approaches to complex water issues in the San Gabriel Valley. To celebrate the number of achievements and water savings from our regional programs, Upper District has organized a six-week campaign for the 60 years of leadership. Each week, we will roll out a significant program that has led to lasting and positive conservation behaviors...stay tuned on social media for the campaign. To kick off, view some of our water saving numbers below.
60th Anniversary Activity Sheets
Learning about Water through Fun n' Games 
Upper District has created activity sheets that include crossword puzzles, coloring pages and word searches spotlighting important conservation programs. Download the two 60th  Anniversary activities by clicking the images below and stay tuned for additional resources. 
Lions and Tigers..and Uppy the Squirrel? Oh My! 
"Uppy" the Squirrel, our Watershed Restoration mascot, has cheered on our volunteers for over 29 years.  This program in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service was one of the agency's very first conservation programs. Since then, over 140,016 tree saplings have been planted, 133 lbs. of acorns gathered and 4,865 lbs. of garbage collected. 
Racing to the Solar Cup Challenge
Solar Cup is an educational program hosted by Metropolitan Water District. It provides high school teams an opportunity to build a solar powered boat over a 7 month timeline, and compete in a three-day sprint and endurance competition. Upper District has participated since 2003. To date, 64 high school teams in the San Gabriel Valley have participated and $177,500 has been awarded.
Educational Videos
We have resources for every interest!
Share these water resources videos with your networks and social media platforms. 
Free Virtual Water Smart Workshops
Edible Gardening for Beginners 
Upper District has adapted to the safer at home orders by offering water-efficiency classes in the form of virtual learning to the residents of the San Gabriel Valley. The next class is Wednesday, August 29, at 6:00 PM. We encourage early registration due to high interest and demand. Learn more about the various water efficiency classes offered year round here. 
Our Board of Directors and Staff Staying Safe
United Together under One Mission 
Upper District's staff is continuing to perform its essential duties by staying safe and practicing social distancing in and out of the office. 
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About Upper District
Upper District’s mission is to consistently meet our region’s need for reliable, high quality and affordable water; including water conservation, recycled water, storm water capture, storage, water transfers and imported water. Upper District services nearly one million people in its 144 square mile service territory. Governed by a five-member elected board of directors, Upper District is a member agency of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Annually, more than 78 billion gallons of water is used in Upper District’s service area. For 60 years, Upper District has been a leader in water stewardship and water conservation.
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