Annual Earth Day EXPO  

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Bear Valley Electric Service &

City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water



Big Bear Lake, California, Bear Valley Electric Service (BVES) is partnering with the City of Big Bear Lake Department of Water (DWP) to host the Annual Earth Day Expo  Friday, April 19th opening at 10:30 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. The free event will take place at the BVES and DWP local offices at 42020 Garstin Drive in Big Bear Lake. There will be  information and resources provided, that can be helpful to customers in reducing their environmental footprint and protect our species.

The family-friendly Earth Day Expo will feature power-plant tours, demonstrations and educational exhibits. Complimentary hot dogs, snacks, reusable water bottles, tote bags and other giveaways will be distributed while supplies last. 


“BVES’ annual Earth Day Expo is an event we look forward to hosting every year because it provides customers the opportunity to meet our team of dedicated professionals who work hard every day, in sunshine or snow, to power the mountain,” said BVES Director Paul Marconi. “This year, we are excited to join with DWP to educate the Big Bear community on the actions we can take to preserve and protect our local environment.” 


The DWP brings added value to the event this year with presentations from native plant specialist Orchid Black, multiple participatory exhibits and giveaways including a mountain mix of native plant seeds. 


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BVES is a division of Golden State Water Company (GSWC), which is a wholly owned water and electric utility subsidiary of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR). GSWC provides water service to approximately 256,000 customers in 75 communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern California. Through its BVES division, the Company also distributes electricity to over 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County, California.