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Posted on: April 2, 2019

AB 626 - Gov. Code conflicts of interest legislation

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Background

Public agencies are experiencing a contracting issue when seeking to partner with private engineering and architectural firms on infrastructure projects: Consultants (licensed engineers, land surveyors, architects, planners, geologists) are incr...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Key Claims Dismissed in Agua Caliente’s Case Against Water Agencies

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Court says water agencies haven’t harmed the Tribe

Coachella Valley – A federal court announced on Friday, April 19, 2019 that the Agua Caliente Tribe was not harmed because it has always had access to as much high-quality wate...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

As Temperatures Climb, Local Agencies Warn Community to Avoid Off-limits Areas of Water

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(Coachella Valley, CA) Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) remind residents and visitors it is unlawful to enter the Whitewater River channel and area canals.

Both areas pose extreme danger, which is why it is unlawful to e...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

CVWD board to conduct evening meeting in Coachella

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The Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors will conduct its next regular public meeting during the evening of Tuesday, March 26, part of on-going efforts to increase CVWD’s transparency and accessibility to the general public.

The meeting will ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

CVWD completes Drought Contingency Plan approvals, supports federal action to enact Plan

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By a unanimous vote today (4-0), the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board approved the remaining agreements for the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP), thereby having the ability to participate when the legislation is completed. By anot...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

CVWD celebrates replenishment milestone

Palm Desert Replenishment Facility Milestone Celebration

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is celebrating the completion of Phase 1 of the Palm Desert Replenishment Facility.

In a ceremony today (Feb. 20), CVWD officials provided an overview of the project and a ceremonial turning of the valve to bring wate...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

Media advisory for Feb. 20, 2019

Palm Desert Replenishment Project

The media is invited to cover a milestone celebration highlighting the completion of Phase 1 of the Palm Desert Replenishment Facility.

What: Event will provide an overview of the project and a ceremonial turning of the valve to bring water into a new repl...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 18, 2019

Coachella Valley Water District receives multiple awards from professional association

CWEA CORBS Awards

Coachella Valley Water District has been recognized with numerous awards this year from the Colorado River Basin Section (CORBS) of the California Water Environment Association, including a Collections System of the Year Award.

The awards for work conducte...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

CVWD urges caution during expected storm

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With a strong storm expected to impact the area for the next several days, the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding everyone of the potential danger related to flash flooding in the channel and washes.

Even when it is not raining on the vall...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

IMPORTANT SAFETY ADVISORY

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is advising residents to avoid the Desert X exhibit located on North Indian Canyon Road as a safety precaution.

The Desert X exhibit titled “Augmented Reality” is located on CVWD land. CVWD denied Desert X’s request f...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

CVWD expands assistance to customers

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has expanded a customer assistance program to help during times of natural disasters, government shutdowns and other periods of financial hardship.

The Board of Directors voted Tuesday (Feb. 12) to expand the Help2Oth...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Traffic advisory for Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

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Motorists are being asked to avoid the intersection of Washington Street and Fred Waring Drive on the border of Palm Desert and Indian Wells as a sewer line break has closed the southbound lane of Washington at that intersection.

Crews from Coachella Valle...

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CVWD News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Traffic advisory: Work in Rancho Mirage on Jan. 23 will impact travel

Construction

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will conduct work on Wednesday Jan. 23 that will impact traffic in Rancho Mirage from about 7 a.m. to about 4 p.m. 

The work near the intersection of Bob Hope Drive and Frank Sinatra Drive will require lane c...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

CVWD recognized for work on welded steel reservoir

Steel tank of the year

The Coachella Valley Water District was recently awarded a 2017 Steel Tank of the Year award for a 6.5 million gallon steel reservoir in Thousand Palms.

The award was from STI/SPFA, a trade association representing fabricators of steel construction product...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

CVWD approves a component of the Drought Contingency Plan

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) today approved one component of a plan among the seven Colorado River Basin States to ensure that the Colorado River will remain a reliable source of water for Southern California and the Southwest region.

During ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Traffic Advisory: Work to close intersection and one lane at Washington Street and Calle Tampico

Construction

A Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) construction project in La Quinta will close the intersection at Washington Street and Calle Tampico from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13.

On Dec. 14, construction will continue on Calle...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Two CVWD projects selected to receive EPA federal loans

Construction Plans

Two Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) stormwater projects have been selected to receive Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) federal loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA).

CVWD’s two projects were part of a total o...

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CVWD News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

CVWD reminds customers to be wary of possible scams

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding customers to be wary of possible scams involving people misrepresenting themselves as district personnel.

Recently a customer reported receiving a call from someone who identified themselves as being with...

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CVWD News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

CVWD to mark 100th anniversary with public celebration

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Media advisory 

Sunday, Nov. 4

What: A public celebration will mark the 100th anniversary of the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), which was established in 1918.

Where: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, 47900 Portola Avenue in Palm Desert. Th...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 24, 2018

CVWD invites public to its 100th anniversary party

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) invites the public to celebrate its 100th anniversary at a party from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday Nov. 4 at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert.

As part of the celebration, the first 100 visitors to The Liv...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 22, 2018

REVISED - Work to close one lane and bike path on Avenue 52 and Washington Street in La Quinta

Construction

A Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) construction project in La Quinta will be closing one lane of traffic and the bike path on northbound Washington Street between Avenue 52 and Avenue 50 beginning October 25 and continuing through the end of Novembe...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Wastewater treatment project in Mecca highlights coordination between multiple agencies

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Elected officials and area residents gathered today (Wednesday, Oct. 17) for a project spotlight on the St. Anthony’s Sewer Pipeline and Lift Station in Mecca, which will connect St. Anthony’s Trailer Park and Huerta Polanco Park to th...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Media Advisory Oct. 17, 2018

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The media is invited to cover a project spotlight highlighting the St. Anthony’s Sewer Pipeline and Lift Station. Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is leading construction of the pipeline and lift station with grant funding from the U.S. Department o...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 2, 2018

CVWD offers new educational tours

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has launched a new line of tours to provide an in-depth look at water issues in the Coachella Valley.

“These new educational tours will give customers a chance to see the internal workings of CVWD and the ex...

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CVWD News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

American Heart Association recognizes CVWD for its commitment to employee wellness

American Heart Association Award

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has received a silver level award from the American Heart Association’s Workplace Health Achievement program, recognizing the district’s commitment to employee wellness.

“We appreciate this recognition from the Am...

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CVWD News
Posted on: September 4, 2018

CVWD board to hold evening meeting in Palm Desert

CVWD Board Room

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors will conduct its next regular public meeting in the evening instead of the morning to allow for greater accessibility.

The evening meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the auditorium at ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

CVWD’s Annual Review available for customers

Annual Review 2017-18

Coachella Valley Water District’s newly released Annual Review and Water Quality Report shows that the drinking water provided to customers meets all current state and federal standards.

The district analyzed more than 18,000 water samples last year to ens...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

As Temperatures Climb, Local Agencies Warn Community to Avoid Off-limits Areas of Water

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(Coachella Valley, CA) Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) are reminding residents and visitors to avoid entering the Whitewater River channel and area canals.

Both areas pose extreme danger, which is why it is unlawful to ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 20, 2018

REVISED - Work to close one lane and bike path on Avenue 52 in La Quinta

Construction

Due to a change in scheduling, a Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) construction project on Avenue 52 in La Quinta will begin in mid-August rather than the week of July 23.

During a two-week period, the bike lane and a single lane of westbound traffic ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Work closes one lane and bike path on Avenue 52 in La Quinta

Construction

One lane of traffic and the bike path will be closed on westbound Avenue 52 between the Silver Rock Resort and Washington Street in La Quinta July 23 and continuing to August 6.

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) contractor, T.E. Roberts, will be insta...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

CVWD begins work on an Irrigation Distribution Improvement project

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will start construction in mid-July on a project in La Quinta to replace aging irrigation infrastructure and continue the District’s effort to ensure a sustainable groundwater supply.

The La Quinta Irrigation Distribu...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

CVWD honored for award-winning financial report

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Coachella Valley Water District’s Finance Department has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to CVWD fo...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

CVWD approves budget, does not raise water rates

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved a $409.9 million operating and capital improvement budget for fiscal year 2018-19, which keeps domestic water rates stable, thanks in part to offsetting project costs thr...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Construction underway on CVWD’s Palm Desert Groundwater Replenishment Facility

Palm Desert Groundwater Recharge Facility

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has begun construction on a new groundwater replenishment facility in the City of Palm Desert that continues the district’s commitment to groundwater sustainability.

CVWD’s historical approach ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Local Agencies Warn Community About Dangers of Rapid Flows at Whitewater River

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Avoid tragedy by finding safe alternatives and avoiding ‘No Trespassing’ areas along river

(Coachella Valley, CA) Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) are reminding residents and visitors to avoid the Whitewater River channe...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 8, 2018

CVWD supports Proposition 68 and November Water Bond

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today adopted a resolution supporting two water-related measures, Proposition 68, an initiative that will appear on the June 5 ballot and a water bond slated to appear on the November ballot.

Prop...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Take Care of your Trash!

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The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Burrtec and the Coachella Valley Water District have come together with one big request: take care of your trash! Improper disposal of trash can have major impacts to the community including damaging infrastructure, bloc...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Dr. Ruiz, CVWD Announce $610,000 USDA Grant to Improve Sanitary Conditions to Mobile Home Park

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Grant will complete project to provide wastewater service to St. Anthony’s mobile home park

Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) and the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) announced a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant for $6...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Coachella Valley Water District receives national budget award

2017-18 Operating & Capital Improvement Budget

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) annual budget document for the 2017-18 fiscal year has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

CVWD also received...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 23, 2018

CVWD board to conduct evening meeting in Coachella

CVWD Board Room

The Coachella Valley Water District Board of Directors will conduct its next regular public meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, in CVWD’s Forbes auditorium in Coachella. Closed session will begin at 5 p.m. and open session will begin at 6 p.m.

The evening meeting...

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CVWD News
Posted on: January 9, 2018

CVWD celebrates 100th anniversary

100th Anniversary board meeting logo reveal

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) today celebrated the 100th anniversary of the date the district was established in 1918.

To mark the occasion, President John Powell Jr. and Vice President Cástulo Estrada unveiled an enhanced CVWD logo...

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CVWD News
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Supreme Court denies petition to hear water rights case

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The United States Supreme Court announced today it will not review a court decision in a lawsuit that the Agua Caliente Tribe filed against Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) in 2013 seeking unprecedented rights to ground...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Agencies replenish more water than ever before in 2017

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Together, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have replenished more than 330,000 acre-feet of imported water into the Coachella Valley groundwater basin so far this year.

That is more imported water than has ever been reple...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 10, 2017

CVWD announces support for California WaterFix project

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors today voted unanimously to support the California WaterFix, a project that will modernize and upgrade a vital section of the state’s aging water infrastructure and delivery system and increase ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: September 5, 2017

CVWD board to hold evening meeting in Palm Desert

CVWD Board Room

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors will conduct is next regular public meeting in the evening instead of the morning. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12 in the auditorium at CVWD’s Steven Robbins Administration Buildi...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 21, 2017

Agencies replenish 200,000 plus acre-feet of imported water

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Together, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have imported more than 200,000 acre-feet of water into the Coachella Valley so far this year and expect to put more water into the aquifer this calendar year than will be used...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

CVWD joins Twitter and expands community outreach efforts

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is getting more social by adding Twitter to its many community education efforts.

“Twitter will provide us with an additional tool to share important water-related information with CVWD customers and other stakeholder...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

CVWD customers can now use new online bill pay system

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) new user-friendly online bill pay system is now active and will make paying water bills online easier for CVWD customers.

This upgrade is being implemented as part of an effort to provide better customer s...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 2, 2017

CVWD urges caution during stormy weather

Car crossing flooding

With storms possible this week, the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding everyone of the potential danger related to flash flooding and stormwater flow in the Whitewater River/Coachella Valley Stormwater Channel and washes.

Even when it is n...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Work closes two lanes on Washington Street

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Two lanes of traffic will be closed on northbound Washington Street between Hidden River Road and Avenue 42 in Bermuda Dunes  on Wednesday, Aug. 2 and Thursday, Aug. 3.

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews will be replacing manhole frames ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Work closes lanes at Bob Hope/Dinah Shore intersection

Construction

Traffic will be limited at the intersection of Bob Hope and Dinah Shore drives Wednesday, July 19 through Friday, July 21.

One lane will be closed on southbound Bob Hope Drive to
Dinah Shore Drive.  At that intersection,one lane will be closed ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 3, 2017

CVWD project continues closures on Bob Hope Drive, Ramon Road

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One left turn lane on westbound Ramon Road to Bob Hope Drive south is expected to be closed through July as Coachella Valley Water District contractors install new water pipe on Bob Hope Drive. 

Sections of northbound and southbound  traf...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 27, 2017

CVWD changes sewer rate structure

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today adopted a new sewer rate structure, which simplifies how the rates are calculated and reflects the demand that individual customers place on the sewer system.

The new structure, effective Ja...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 21, 2017

CWVD increases incentives for outdoor conservation programs

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has doubled its incentive to convert turf areas to desert friendly landscaping in an attempt to grow the program, which has already resulted in more than 13 million square feet of grass removal.

The rebate for rep...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Work to continue at intersection of Ramon Road and Bob Hope Drive

Ramon Road closure

A Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) project will continue to cause multiple lane closures in the intersection of Ramon Road and Bob Hope Drive through Wednesday, June 21.

Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies will provide traffic control at th...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 13, 2017

CVWD approves budget, keeps domestic water rates stable

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Rates increased for canal water and groundwater pumpers

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved a $369 million operating and capital improvement budget for fiscal year 2017-18, which keeps domestic water rates stable, tha...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 12, 2017

CVWD reopens traffic lanes closed for spill repair

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Traffic operations returned to normal Monday, June 12 at the intersection of Portola Avenue and Hovley Lane East in Palm Desert, where Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews completed repair work ahead of schedule.

Lane closures went into effect on S...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 6, 2017

CVWD sewer spill update

Whitewater channel repair

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews continue to repair two sewer pipes that broke Saturday night, releasing an estimated 2.4 million gallons of wastewater into the Whitewater River Stormwater Channel near Cook Street in Palm Desert.

The final, upd...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Traffic advisory on Ramon Road and Bob Hope Drive

Construction

A Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) contractor will be working in the intersection of Ramon Road and Bob Hope Drive starting at 11 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 in a project that is expected to close multiple lanes on both roads at the intersection through ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Repairs continue on two sewer pipes, traffic advisory remains for Portola and Hovley Lane East

Sewer spill June 4, 2017

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews continue to repair two sewer pipes that broke Saturday night, releasing a significant amount of wastewater into the Whitewater River Stormwater Channel near Cook Street in Palm Desert.

Wastewater flows are curre...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 4, 2017

Two sewer lines break and spill into the stormwater channel, service unaffected

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Two sewer pipes broke late last night, releasing more than 100,000 gallons of wastewater into the Whitewater River Stormwater Channel adjacent to Cook Street in Palm Desert.

The leaks are expected to be successfully plugged by about 3 p.m. with the sewer f...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Traffic advisory

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Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on Ramon Road just west of Bob Hope Drive in Rancho Mirage from Thursday, May 25 through Friday, June 9. A Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) contractor will be installing 36-inch pipe to better serve exis...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 18, 2017

CVWD offers rebates for septic system, well improvements

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Coachella Valley property owners can apply for rebates to seal or eliminate leaky wells or to improve failing septic systems in two programs sponsored by the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD).

Rebates of up to $35,000 are available for either sealing ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 9, 2017

CVWD recognizes community water savers

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors today honored a Cathedral City couple and a Palm Desert HOA with conservation awards.

CVWD’s conservation contests are aimed at recognizing and celebrating extraordinary water savers in th...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 27, 2016

CVWD and State Water Board announce new conservation program

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) have announced collaboration of a new conservation program aimed at helping professional landscapers in the Coachella Valley be more efficient water ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 24, 2016

CVWD lifts drought penalties and extends water-use restrictions

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Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Board of Directors today lifted drought penalties, effective June 1, in response to the State's transition to water supply-based conservation targets.

The Board also updated its water use-restrictions to coincide...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 9, 2016

CVWD statement on Gov. Brown’s order establishing long-term water conservation measures

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Gov. Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order today that establishes long-term water conservation measures, including permanent water use restrictions and monthly reporting requirements.  Additionally, State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) staff rel...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Coachella Valley Water District receives national budget award, again

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Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) annual budget document for the 2015-16 fiscal year has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

This is the fourth...

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CVWD News

News Flash

Posted on: April 16, 2019

YourWater is our promise

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Coachella Valley Water District is committed to serving our community. We provide:

  • Water service to 108,000 homes and businesses
  • Groundwater replenishment to keep our aquifer healthy
  • Agricultural irrigation through canal water
  • Agricultural drainage to more th...
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Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Your August Water Wise Tip of the Month

Since the most recent drought, Californians have adopted a more water-efficient way of life and continue to manage water efficiently based on the important lessons we learned during the drought emergency. Preventing water waste is one the best ways to sav...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Your April Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Improve water efficiency in your landscape this spring

  • Water your plants in the early mornings to minimize water loss through evaporation.
  • Fix clogged and broken spray heads.
  • Use CVWD’s monthly irrigation guide to determine appropriate watering tim...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Your March Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Here are four ways to prepare your landscaping for spring.

  1. The warm, mild weather of March prompts rapid growth of plants as well as visits from insect pests. Roses, citrus and hibiscus are most susceptible. For aphids, wash them off with a strong jet of w...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Your February Water Wise Tip of the Month

Lemon Tree

Warming trends this month set the stage to fertilize citrus trees. Attend our Caring for Citrus workshop and learn how to choose, prune and irrigate citrus trees for better fruit production and healthier plants. Caring for Citrus Trees workshop informatio...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Your January Water Wise Tip of the Month

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January is a good month for major garden upgrades, which can help save water and money. 

Convert grass to desert-friendly landscaping along with a drip watering system and smart irrigation controller. If you're not ready to remove grass, replace t...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Your November Water Wise Tip of the Month

Tree Pruining and Irrigation

Reduced watering during the drought may have impacted your trees. Attend our FREE Caring for Trees workshop on Nov. 8 to learn how to help your trees recover from the drought. Visit our Facebook page to learn more or visit our events page at www.cvwd.org....

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your July Water Wise Tip of the Month

Summer is upon the Coachella Valley with temperatures ranging from 105 to 120 degrees and high humidity nearing. Learn some helpful tips for summer maintenance by watching our video.

For more water wise tips visit our conservation page.

Like us on Facebook ...

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Your June Water Wise Tip of the Month

Early summer is a good time to prune some shrubs and trees. Learn more by watching our video.

For more water wise tips visit our conservation page.

Like us on Facebook for more tips and information about water in the Coachella Valley.

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Water Wise Tip of the Month
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Your May Water Wise Tip of the Month

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Below are some ways to keep plants healthy during the warm season:

  • Your landscaping does need more water during the warmer months. Check CVWD’s irrigation guide for recommended watering times.
  • Apply water in the early morning or evening hours to minimize lo...
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Water Wise Tip of the Month