Fields of Service

  1. Agricultural Irrigation & Drainage

    The valley’s success is in its agricultural roots; however, its very success necessitated proactive water management and irrigation engineering to sustain future growth.

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  2. Domestic Water

    Drinking water, also known as domestic water, comes from the Coachella Valley's own aquifer.

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  3. Groundwater Replenishment & Imported Water

    The Coachella Valley’s annual average of three inches of rain along with snowmelt from surrounding mountains is not nearly enough to naturally replenish what is pumped from the local groundwater basin to meet water demands. Consequently, the Coachella Valley groundwater basin is in overdraft.

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  4. Recycled / Nonpotable Water

    The Coachella Valley Water District recycles more than 2 billion gallons of wastewater each year, subjecting it to an advanced multi-step process that filters out solids, organic materials, chemicals and germs.

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  5. Stormwater Protection & Flood Control

    The Coachella Valley is an arid desert region averaging less than 3 inches of rain per year. However the surrounding mountains are subject to much higher rainfall rates which can produce unpredictable, damaging, and even deadly flash flooding events throughout the Coachella Valley.

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  6. Wastewater Treatment

    Today, most Coachella Valley Water District domestic water customers also receive sewer services from the water district. Nearly 6.3 billion gallons of wastewater are treated yearly. The district also has the capacity to increase its wastewater treatment as the Coachella Valley’s population grows.

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  7. Water Conservation

    Making every drop count is more than the Coachella Valley Water District slogan, it’s a way of life in the desert!

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