Bid Opportunities

Mission Statement
The mission of the Procurement Department is to meet the needs of the Coachella Valley Water District (District) through consistent supply of materials, goods, services, equipment, and support processes in a responsible, cost-effective, and timely manner.
Procurement Staff
Brice Kirk, Procurement & Contracts Manager
760-398-2661 ext. 2330

Michael Gladish, Purchasing Technician I
760-398-2661 ext. 2333

Tina Merrill, Purchasing Technician I
760-398-2661 ext. 2422

Procurement Fax/General Email
Fax:  760-568-1784

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1058
Coachella, CA 92236

Shipping Address
51-501 Tyler Street
Coachella, CA 92236

Procurement - Physical Address
75515 Hovley Lane East
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Cindy Romero, Purchasing Technician II
760-398-2661 ext. 2425

Lisa Marroquin, Purchasing Technician I
760-398-2661 ext. 2718

Coachella Valley Water District Online Bidding System
Thank you very much for your interest in doing business with the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD). We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.
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Registration & Getting Started
To begin the process, please visit the Bid Opportunities website, where you can register as a bidder online, search for bid requests, order and download documents, bid electronically (where applicable), and much more! If you would like to look at or print the list of commodity codes currently used at CVWD, see the category list.

Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our online system. All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation. Late responses cannot be accepted. It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.

Please note: Contractors / Vendors are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at anytime.

Bidding System Assistance
We have made every effort to make all aspects of the contracting process as easy, secure, and reliable as possible. However, if you need help or have questions concerning the features available to our bidders on this section, see the help section for online assistance. Contractors / Vendors are solely responsible for contacting PlanetBids directly for technical assistance.

Note: In order to access the BidsOnline system, you must install Adobe Flash Player 10.1 or higher.
For public works projects of greater than $200,000 and bidder prequalification packages 
The listings on PlanWell are for public works construction projects. Those projects are administered by CVWD's Engineering Branch.

Click here to view current public works projects out to bid.

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