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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. Visit www.saveourh2o.org for statewide information about the drought.

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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August 13, 2014

Free smart controllers available for CVWD customers

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is now offering free smart controllers for residential customers to help people conserve water when irrigating.
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August 12, 2014

CVWD board adopts mandatory restrictions, adds $540,000 for conservation

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved mandatory restrictions on water use and authorized $540,000 in additional funding for conservation programs.
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July 8, 2014

CVWD Board of Directors approves budget with no rate increases

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Board of Directors today approved a $306 million budget for 2014-15 that is balanced and contains no rate increases for drinking water, canal water or sewer service.
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July 1, 2014

New Chromium-6 Regulation Will Have Wide Ranging Impacts on Valley

CVWD working to deliver a cost-effective solution for customers

Today, California's new Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for chromium-6, a mineral that occurs naturally in large portions of the Coachella Valley's ...
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June 30, 2014

CVWD releases Consumer Confidence Report

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has released the Consumer Confidence Report for 2014, an annual summary of drinking water quality.
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