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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.

CVWD Approves Additional Rebate Funding, Apply Now Before Funds Are Depleted

CVWD approves additional rebate funding, apply now before funds are depleted

The Coachella Valley Water District board of directors recently increased funding for conservation programs, bringing the total for the fiscal year to $3.2 million, nearly five times the amount allocated the previous year.

Due to an overwhelming response from customers, this funding is expected to be gone by the end of the year. Applications are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Complete and submit your program application today by visiting our rebate page.

Upcoming chromium-6 Community Meetings

Upcoming Chromium-6 Community Meetings

Learn more about how CVWD is addressing the new drinking water regulation on chromium-6.
Upcoming Community Meetings: Dec. 6, Dec. 9, Dec. 10, Dec. 12. Event flyer
2015 Desert-friendly Plants calendar pre-order

2015 Desert-friendly Plants calendar pre-order

Advance order our free 12-month wall calendar today! A different desert-friendly plant is featured each month along with a short plant description, month-to-month gardening tips and more! Click the link to request a calendar.
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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November 25, 2014

CVWD approves Water Supply Assessments for two planned developments

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved Water Supply Assessments that will ensure two proposed developments use less than half as much water as existing customers.
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November 17, 2014

CVWD warns of scam involving sewer line monitoring

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is warning food service establishments about a scam involving bogus claims that there is a federal mandate for the installation and monitoring of grease/solvent waste management equipment in the sewer lines that...
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November 7, 2014

Valley to receive $5.2 million in drought-related funding

The Coachella Valley will receive $5.2 million from the state to fund projects related to the drought.
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October 28, 2014

CVWD approves additional $1.8 million for conservation

The Coachella Valley Water District board of directors today increased funding for conservation programs, bringing the total for the fiscal year to $3.2 million, the most allocated by any water district in the Coachella Valley.
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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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