The OCWA has been a member of the Groundwater Guardian Foundation since 1995, which is a nonprofit organization that educates people and inspires action to ensure sustainable, clean groundwater for future generations. Visit the  Groundwater Guardian Foundation Website for more information, tools, games, quizes, news and more.

Groundwater Wellhead Protection is vital to the longevity of underground water resources and protection against pollution or contamination. Please see the following reports and guides relating to Groundwater Wellhead Protection and Management:

The Groundwater Resource Study Report completed in 1994 provides an overview of existing groundwater conditions throughout Orange County. The following documents make up the entire Groundwater Resource Study (divided up to enable downloading):