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California Drought

Statewide Drought: Mandatory water-use restrictions now in effect

Join our efforts to save our water and reduce demand on the aquifer. To help combat California’s drought, CVWD has adopted mandatory water-use restrictions. For a list of new restrictions, view our water-use restrictions fact sheet.

Visit our conservation page for tools and resources to help reduce water use, including the drought watering guide. Help your community by reporting water waste. Learn about new laws affecting homeowner associations. Visit www.saveourh2o.org for statewide information about the drought.

Water Wise Landscape Workshop series for Home Gardeners

Water Wise Landscape Workshop series for Home Gardeners

Water Wise Landscape Workshop Series for Home Gardeners fall schedule: Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 25, Nov. 5, and Dec. 10.
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Overseeding Without Wasting Guidelines

Overseeding Without Wasting Guidelines

Did you know that you can successfully overseed grass without increasing irrigation or flooding your lawn? Follow our Overseeding Without Wasting Guidelines in English or in Spanish, to help save water this fall season.
Water Quality Report

Water Quality Report

CVWD delivers drinking water to more than 107,000 homes and businesses. This high quality water meets all state and federal drinking water standards. To learn more, read our 2014 Water Quality Report (148kb) and visit our Water Quality page.
Successful Groundwater Management

Successful Groundwater Management

Collaborative efforts by Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have resulted in more than 3.1 million acre-feet (1 trillion gallons) of imported water being replenished into the aquifer since 1973, making the program the most significant tool the agencies have in the ongoing battle against aquifer overdraft. For more details click here.
Long-term water management planning resources

Long-term water management planning resources

These long-term water management planning documents will guide CVWD to reliably meet current and future water demands in a cost-effective and sustainable manner.
Information regarding Agua Caliente Lawsuit

Information regarding Agua Caliente Lawsuit

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians filed a lawsuit on May 14, 2013 against Coachella Valley Water District and Desert Water Agency seeking to take away the public’s water use rights and prevent the agencies from delivering water to their customers. CVWD is providing the following documents to help educate customers about this important issue.

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October 15, 2014

CVWD customers reduce water use by 9%

Coachella Valley Water District's domestic customers used 9% less water in September compared to the same month last year, based on data reported today to the State Water Resources Control Board.
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September 16, 2014

Flood advisory

With more rain and flash floods possible this week, the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding everyone of the potential danger related to stormwater flow in the Whitewater River/Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel and other regional stormwater channels and washes.
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September 10, 2014

Traffic advisory: Palm Desert sewer rehabilitation project nears completion

Coachella Valley Water District is nearing completion of the sewer rehabilitation project in Palm Desert with the last segment of work beginning Sept. 11.
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September 4, 2014

CVWD board to conduct evening meeting in Palm Desert

The Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors will conduct its next regular public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in CVWD's board chambers at the Steve Robbins Administration Building. Closed session will begin at 5 p.m. and open session...
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August 13, 2014

Free smart controllers available for CVWD customers

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is now offering free smart controllers for residential customers to help people conserve water when irrigating.
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