About Us

  1. About CVWD

    Welcome to the Coachella Valley Water District CVWD was formed in 1918 to protect and conserve local water sources. Since then, the District has grown into a multifaceted agency that delivers irrigation and domestic (drinking) water, collects and recycles wastewater, provides regional storm water protection, replenishes the groundwater basin and promotes water conservation.

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  2. Where does my water come from?

    The Coachella Valley Water District relies on 3 sources of water to provide service to its customers: groundwater, recycled water, and imported water either through the State Water Project or from the Colorado River via the Coachella Canal, a branch of the All-American Canal.

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  3. Fields of Service

    Coachella Valley Water District first ventured into providing drinking water to Coachella Valley residents in 1961, when it took over the operations of 2 privately held water companies. At the time it served only 1,100 active water meters. Today, the district is the largest provider of drinking water in the Coachella Valley.

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  4. Water Quality

    Coachella Valley Water District’s top priority is delivering high quality drinking water that meets stringent government standards.

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  5. Regional Issues

    Read about regional issues challenging the Coachella Valley Water District.

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  6. News & Information

    Stay up-to-date on Coachella Valley Water District news.

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  7. Long-Term Water Management

    Our long-term water management planning documents will guide CVWD to reliably meet current and future water demands in a cost-effective and sustainable manner.

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  8. Employment Services

    Find job openings, internship opportunities, and employment benefits with the Coachella Valley Water District.

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  9. Organization

    Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is a special district established by the state legislature and certified by state officials on January 16, 1918. CVWD is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors.

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  10. CVWD Map

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