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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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