Provost & Pritchard has provided management, engineering, and financial services to Dudley Ridge Water District since 1972. Dudley Ridge is a State Water Project contractor located in western Kings County of California. The property within the district is agricultural, and of the total 37,600 acres, approximately 17,500 acres are in permanent crops. As the manager-engineer for Dudley Ridge, Provost & Pritchard is responsible for administrating the District´s Water Supply Contract with the state, developing water management plans and water transfers, exchanges, and banking programs, overseeing the operations of the distribution system, implementing improvements to the distribution system, conducting board meetings, and coordinating with water users and landowners related to charges, water deliveries, water transfers and similar issues. During recent years, Provost & Pritchard was instrumental in the district´s participation in the Kern Water Bank and various other long-term groundwater and exchange programs with Kern County Water Agency, San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, Cawelo Water District, and numerous short-term water transfers and exchanges to improve the District´s water reliability in years of low State Water Project supplies.