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Posted on: April 2, 2019

AB 626 - Gov. Code conflicts of interest legislation

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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: September 1, 2020

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Construction

NOTE: This work was finished early and is completed.

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews will be performing sanitation work in Palm Desert and Cathedral City on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. 

Starting at about 1 a.m. Wednesday Sept....

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

CVWD building receives national award

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) new Critical Support Services (CSS) building has received a national award recognizing its design.

The CSS Building was one of three projects nationwide receiving the National Award of Merit in the water/w...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Traffic advisory

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will perform maintenance work on Washington Street in the early hours of Thursday, July 9.

Work will begin at about 3 a.m. and will conclude at about 11:30 a.m. Crews will complete a manhole and air-vacuum release val...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

CVWD releases Annual Review and Water Quality Report

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has released its Annual Review and Water Quality Report which shows that the drinking water provided to customers meets all current state and federal standards.

The 2019-20 Annual Review is available electronically on...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Traffic advisory

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will be performing sewer work in the early morning hours of Thursday, June 18 in two valley locations.

Crews will close two westbound lanes of Fred Waring Drive at Tennessee Avenue in Palm Desert and one southbound la...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

CVWD approves $376 million budget, keeps rates steady

CVWD Board Room

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved a $376 million operating and capital improvement budget for fiscal year 2021 that includes no increase in water rates.

“During these difficult economic times, it...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

CVWD remembers long-time board member Patricia “Corky” Larson

President Larson

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is remembering Patricia “Corky” Larson for her visionary work during her three terms on the CVWD board and her long leadership with multiple agencies throughout the county.

“I am very sad...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Traffic Advisory

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is asking drivers to avoid the intersection of Washington Street and Miles Avenue in La Quinta.

Crews are currently preforming emergency repairs to the sewer system in that area. Traffic has been reduced to one lane. ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

As EPA lifts drinking water order for Oasis Mobile Home Park, CVWD sets sights on long-term fix

Kids with water trailer

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deemed the water system at Oasis Mobile Home Park to be in compliance with the federal arsenic standards in the Safe Drinking Water Act, ending the need for Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) to provi...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Reports show increasing groundwater levels in the Coachella Valley

Whitewater pond snow on mountains

A new article by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) calls efforts to mitigate land subsidence in the Coachella Valley “an emerging success story,” a finding that is echoed by analysis completed by local water agencies.  

The USG...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

CVWD receives $3.3 million in grants to improve water systems in the Eastern Coachella Valley

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will use two construction grants totaling about $3.3 million to fund three projects that will bring safe, reliable domestic water and fire protection to two Disadvantaged Communities and one elementary school in the ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

CVWD calls on residents to help protect sewer system

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is calling on residents to help the district protect the sewer system from items that should not be flushed down toilets.

“Our hearts are with everyone being affected by COVID-19 at this time,” sai...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

CVWD to provide more drinking water to Oasis Mobile Home Park

Kids with water trailer

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will be extending its temporary supplemental drinking water assistance to Oasis Mobile Home Park until the end of April.   

“This is important for the 1,900 residents that live in this comm...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

CVWD honored for award-winning financial report

2020 Coachella Valley Water District’s Operating and Capital Improvement Budget

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Coachella Valley Water District’s Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for fiscal year 2020 has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Associ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

CVWD reminds customers to be wary of scams

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding customers to be wary of possible scams.

Recently a customer reported that he signed up to be a “secret shopper” and then received a check in the mail that appeared to be from CVWD. The...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

CVWD urges public to stay safe, do business online or by telephone

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Citing public health recommendations during the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, Coachella Valley Water District is urging anyone doing business with the District to do so by telephone, email or online whenever possible. 

District offices will...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

CVWD earns award for technology innovation

Great Job!

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Information Technology (IT) department has received an award from CIO, a digital technology magazine that annually honors 100 innovative organizations that exemplify high levels of operational and strateg...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

CVWD urges caution during heavy rains

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is reminding everyone of the potential danger related to flash flooding in the channel and washes.

In addition to rain on the valley floor, rain in nearby mountains can result in heavy water flow in a short period...

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CVWD News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

CVWD cancels upcoming public events

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Acting out of an abundance of caution, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has canceled upcoming public events and tours until further notice.

The move comes after the Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve both a local health em...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Public invited to workshop on Coachella Valley groundwater management

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An overview of the 2022 update for the Indio Subbasin Alternative Plan will be presented at a public workshop on Thursday.   

State officials announced in July that the Coachella Valley’s Water Management Plan, submitted as an A...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

CVWD announces $59 million loan to improve stormwater protection

WIFIA loan signing

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a $59 million loan today to help finance two key stormwater projects.

The EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan will save...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Media advisory for Feb. 7, 2020

North Indio Regional Flood Control Project 2019/08/21

The media is invited to cover the announcement of a $59 million Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan to the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD).  

The loan will help fund two stormwater chan...

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CVWD News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

CVWD announces new rebates for washing machines, hot water pumps

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is offering two new water efficiency rebates for residential customers who install a new high-efficiency (HE) washing machine or a hot water recirculating pump in their home.

“We are excited to offer these n...

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CVWD News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

G. Patrick O’Dowd to continue as ACWA’s Federal Affairs Committee Chair

Director O'Dowd

G. Patrick O’Dowd, a member of the Board of Directors of Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), has been reappointed as chair of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Federal Affairs Committee.

 ACWA is the largest statewi...

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CVWD News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fitch Ratings assigns AAA-rating to CVWD loan

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Fitch Ratings, a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research, has assigned a AAA-rating to the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) for its $59.1 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan.

“This AAA rating is tr...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

CVWD completes sewer connection to East Valley Mobile Home Park

St Anthony Mobile Home Park

The Coachella Valley Water District today announced the completion of work to provide sewer service to the San Antonio Del Desierto (St. Anthony’s) mobile home park in Mecca, CA.

“This project represents our commitment to safe and effective services,” said...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Estrada appointed to Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Advisory Board

Director Estrada speaks at Open House

Cástulo Estrada, Vice President of the Board of Directors of Coachella Valley Water District, has been appointed to the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Advisory Group, as announced by the State Water Resources Control Board.

The new advisory group ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

CVWD and Riverside County team up to provide safe drinking water to Oasis Mobile Home Park

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Starting December 11, the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), in partnership with the County of Riverside, will deliver clean water on site at Oasis Mobile Home Park to provide a temporary supplemental water source for the residents of the park.

The CV...

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CVWD News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Traffic Advisory

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Motorists are being asked to avoid traveling on Dinah Shore Drive between Corregidor Drive and Plumley Road in Cathedral City. The eastbound traffic lanes are heavily effected by emergency repairs on a 12-inch main line leak. Traffic is expected to be red...

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CVWD News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

CVWD alerts customers about scam

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Coachella Valley Water District has learned that a number of customers have been misinformed recently that their drinking water is contaminated and needs to be tested.

CVWD wants to assure customers that these claims are false, says Katie Evans, Director o...

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CVWD News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

CVWD launches new water blog

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has launched a new blog as part of its ongoing outreach to customers.

The new blog, called “Your Water is Our Promise: The CVWD blog” will provide informational posts about all of the district’s service areas. It also...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

CVWD honored for award-winning financial report

2018 CAFR

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

CVWD wins 2019 AMWA Award

CVWD recieves AMWA Award

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has received the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) 2019 Platinum Award for Utility Excellence. It is one of only two agencies across the U.S. to earn this honor.

The Platinum Award recognizes that CVWD...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Traffic Advisory

Construction

Motorists are being asked to avoid traveling on Avenue 50 east of Washington Street in La Quinta. The westbound lane will be heavily effected by emergency repairs on a manhole, which is part of the sewer system.

Coachella Valley Water District crews are at...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

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 on Tuesday, Oct. 8 in the Board Chambers at CVW...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Traffic advisory

Construction

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will conduct work on Cook Street in Palm Desert that will impact traffic from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 to 6 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10.

Traffic will be reduced to one lane each way on Cook Street between Fred Waring Drive...

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CVWD News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Traffic advisory

Construction

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will be conducting work in Palm Desert on Thursday, Oct. 3 that may affect traffic flow.

The work involves the initial start-up and flushing of a well. Water will discharge onto 42nd Avenue and flow east toward Cook S...

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CVWD News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

CVWD launches upgraded website

CVWD website

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has updated its website with a fresh look that includes more features that make it easier to locate information.

“Our redesign aims to increase transparency and to improve customer service, said Katie Evans, director ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Local Agencies Warn Residents and Visitors 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: July 24, 2019

Steve Bigley to serve second term as president of WESTCAS

Steve Bigley

Steve Bigley, director of environmental services for Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), has been named to a second term as president of the Western Coalition of Arid States (WESTCAS).

Formed in 1992, the grassroots organization is dedicated to encoura...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

CVWD receives Directors Award from the Partnership for Clean Water

Water Treatment Facility

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has received a Directors Award from the Partnership for Clean Water for its report on the district’s largest wastewater treatment plant, the first plant in California to achieve this status.

“This award recognizes the...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

CVWD groundwater management plans receive state approval

Thomas E. Levy Groundwater Replenishment Facility

Coachella Valley’s groundwater management plans meet the requirements of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) for the Indio and Mission Creek subbasins.

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) on Wednesday (July 17) inform...

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CVWD News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

CVWD increases rebates for two landscape programs

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is offering increased rebate incentives for two landscape programs benefitting homeowner associations and commercial customers.

The new rebate levels went into effect July 1 for the current fiscal year. All projects m...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

CVWD’s Annual Review now available

CVWD Annual Review 2018-2019

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has released its Annual Review and Water Quality Report that shows that the drinking water provided to customers meets all current state and federal standards.

The 2018-19 Annual Review is available electronically on ...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Traffic advisory: Portion of Warner Trail to be closed Thursday night

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will close a portion of Warner Trail in Palm Desert on Thursday night to repair a reclaimed water line.

During the repairs, which will begin about 10 p.m. Thursday and are expected to be completed by 7 a.m. Friday, so...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

CVWD approves domestic rate increase

CVWD Board Room

The Board of Directors of Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) voted Tuesday to increase domestic water rates.

The rate increase, which will go into effect on July 1, increases the average monthly bill for customers by $1.84 per month.

The increase approv...

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CVWD News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

CVWD warns residents of district impersonators

Meter Reader

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is warning residents about a company impersonating water district personnel as a means to enter their homes.

A customer reported to CVWD today that around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night, a man visited his property claiming t...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

CVWD announces new time for board meeting

CVWD Board Room

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has rescheduled its next board meeting for 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 28.

The meeting will be held at CVWD’s Forbes Auditorium, 51-501 Tyler Street in Coachella. It will begin with closed session at 4 p.m. and then move into...

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CVWD News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

CVWD hires security firm to patrol Whitewater River near I-10

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has hired a security firm to patrol the Whitewater River area near Interstate 10 to prevent people from trespassing in and near the water.

Southwest Protective Services will provide security services daily from sunris...

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CVWD News
Posted on: April 30, 2019

CVWD: Analysis shows increasing groundwater levels in the Coachella Valley

Thomas E. Levy Groundwater Replenishment Facility

An annual analysis of groundwater levels shows significant increases over the past 10 years throughout most of the Coachella Valley.

The two annual reports for the 2017-18 water year, one on the Indio Subbasin and the other on the Mission Creek Subbasin, w...

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CVWD News
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

CVWD & DWA Logos

(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

CVWD Board Room

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

CVWD Board Room

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

Couple Paying Their Water Bill Online

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

Traffic Alert Sign

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

CVWD Board Room

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

Customer Paying Bill at the Customer Service Desk

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

CVWD 100 Year logo

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: 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

Board of Directors

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

2015-2016 Coachella Valley Water District Operating Budget

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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