Water Management Seminar for Landscape Professionals
Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 8am-2pm - English Seminar
Thursday, January 23, 2014, 8am-2pm - Spanish Seminar
for CVWD's popular 6-hour water management seminar for professionals in the landscaping industry. English and Spanish language sessions now open. Event flyer
Indoor Water Conservation Kit and Toilet Rebate Program
CVWD’s free Indoor Water Conservation Kit is designed to assist homeowners who want to conserve water inside the home. CVWD’s high-efficiency toilet rebate program is designed to assist homeowners who want to replace an old toilet with a newer, more efficient one. For more details click here
The California Department of Public Health recently released the nation’s first draft Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for chromium-6 in drinking water. Chromium-6 occurs naturally in Coachella Valley groundwater. If the state’s proposed limit is adopted, approximately half the drinking water CVWD delivers is expected to be above this new standard. The cost to design, construct and maintain new treatment facilities to meet the standard could raise water rates by as much as $50 per month, according to preliminary estimates. See our comments to the State
. More information about water quality can be found on our Water Quality
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.