Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line

Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Commission

The Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Commission (the Commission) was formed under the Joint Powers Agreement of 1956 between the City of Pomona, the Walnut Valley Water District and the Rowland Water District for the purpose of constructing, operating, and managing a water transmission pipeline for the benefit of the three member agencies.

On December 21, 2006, the Agreement was amended, and renewed for an additional twenty years, with three, ten year extensions allowed upon the consent of each of the member agencies. The governing body of the Commission is comprised of three members, with one representative appointed by the governing body of each member agency.

Commission Administrative Officer – Tom Monk, Walnut Valley Water District
Commission Treasurer – Myra Malner, Rowland Water District
Commission Secretary – Carmen Fleming, Walnut Valley Water District

Please direct any inquiries to the Commission Secretary at cfleming@walnutvalleywater.gov

Scarlett Kwong

First Vice President
Division V
W. Covina/
Diamond Bar
Nov. 2020 - Dec. 2024
(909) 595-7554 ext. 201

Ms. Kwong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Math/Computer Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. She was formerly a Project Engineer/Planning and Budget Manager in aerospace companies developing software systems for NASA Satellite Systems, and later, for Commercial Airline’s In-Flight Entertainment Systems.

Ms. Kwong was elected to the WVWD Board of Directors in 2007 and currently serves as First Vice President. In conjunction with her duties on the Board, she chairs the WVWD Public Information Committee, is a member of the Engineering Committee, and is an alternate member of the Personnel Committee. Ms. Kwong represents the District as a Commissioner of the Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Commission, an alternate member of the Puente Basin Water Agency (a Joint Powers Authority of Walnut and Rowland Water Districts), and as the District’s SGV Regional Chamber of Commerce representative.

A Diamond Bar/Walnut resident since 1998, Ms. Kwong is active in many school and community organizations. She served as the President of the Chinese-American Elected Officials (CEO) Association 2017-2019 and has served on the Miss Diamond Bar Scholarship Pageant, Inc., Board of Directors since 2007. In 2017, Ms. Kwong received a CIE-USA Centennial Medal for her service to the Chinese Institute of Engineers – Southern California Chapter where she served as Chapter President 2013-2015.

Edwin M. Hilden

Division II
N. Diamond Bar
Nov 2022 - Dec. 2026
(909) 595-7554 ext. 201

Mr. Hilden has been a resident of Diamond Bar since 1966, a Walnut Valley District Board of Director since August 2002, and is a Certified Financial Planner. He obtained his Certified Financial Planning® (CFP) and Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designations from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, CO.

Mr. Hilden currently serves as a Director of the District. In addition, he is a member of the District’s Personnel Committee and an alternate member of the Public Information Committee. Mr. Hilden is an Alternate Commissioner of the Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Commission, a representative to the Three Valley’s Municipal Water District, an alternate board member of the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority (ACWA/JPIA), and a ACWA voting delegate.

Mr. Hilden has completed extensive education and training through the California Special Districts Governance Academy in the areas of Governance Foundations, Setting Direction and Community Leadership, The Board’s Role in Finance and Fiscal Accountability, and The Board’s Role in Human Resources. As a long-time Diamond Bar resident, he has served the local community through his active involvement in several community service activities and organizations for many years. The successful “Shop Diamond Bar” slogan and program was launched during his Presidency at the Diamond Bar Chamber of Commerce in 1989. Mr. Hilden served in the United States Air Force from 1952-1961, as a member of an air crew.

John Nolte

Alternate Commissioner
City of Pomona

Mr. Nolte was elected to serve as a City Pomona Councilmember for District 1 in the November 2020 election, and was sworn in on December 7, 2020.

Anthony Lima

2022 Commissioner
Rowland Water District

Mr. Lima is currently President of the Rowland Water District Board of Directors, a Commissioner on the Puente Basin Water Agency and RWD Committee to oversee Three Valleys Municipal Water District (TVMWD).

Victor Preciado

2022 President
City of Pomona

Mr. Preciado was elected to serve as Councilmember for District 2 in Novemb 2018. He has been appointed to serve o number of boards such as, The Spadra Basin Watermaster, Pomona Valley Protection Agency, Six Basins Watermas and Chino Basin Watermaster

John Bellah

Alternate Commissioner
Rowland Water District

Mr. Bellah is active in the community and currently represents the District on the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), the San Gabriel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce-Government Affairs Committee, the Rowland Heights Community Coordinating Council, and the City of Industry Council Meetings.

Upcoming Meetings

Thu | Oct 10
4:00 pm

Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line

Board Room

Thursday, October 10, 2024
4:00 pm
ADD TO CALENDAR October 10, 2024 4:00 pm October 10, 2024 America/Los_Angeles Pomona-Walnut-Rowland Joint Water Line Board Room