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Posted on: November 21, 2022

CVWD joins multi-agency commitment to reduce demand on Colorado River

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CVWD joins multi-agency commitment to reduce demand on Colorado River 

Understanding the need for action, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has committed to take additional measures to reduce water demands on the drought-stricken Colorado Riv...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

New Director of Finance joins CVWD

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has welcomed a new Director of Finance. 

Richard R. Aragon comes to CVWD with an extensive experience in water utility finance, including seven years as Assistant General Manager and the Chief Financial Offic...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

CVWD takes action to reduce demand on Colorado River

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors took action to execute an agreement with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) to conserve Colorado River water by curtailing replenishment at its Thomas E. Levy Groundwater Replenishment Facility ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

CVWD honored for management excellence

Robert Cheng AMWA Award 2022

Coachella Valley Water District is one of four public drinking water systems to win a top utility management award from the nation’s only policy-making organization for the largest metropolitan water utilities.  

The 2022 Sustainability Water Util...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Estrada makes Palm Springs Life’s 40 under 40 list

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Every four years Palm Springs Life asks the community to nominate the Coachella Valley’s high-achieving leaders and professionals under age 40 and CVWD’s Board Vice President Cástulo R. Estrada made this year’s lis...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Hovley Lane East construction update

Non-Potable water pipeline expansion

Through late fall, contractors working for Coachella Valley Water District will continue work on a project that limits traffic between Washington Street and Eldorado Drive in Palm Desert.

Portions of the eastbound and westbound lanes will remain closed. Cl...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

CVWD approves additional $3 million for water conservation programs

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) approved an additional $3 million to encourage customer participation in conservation rebate programs bringing the total investment for fiscal year 2022-2023 to $5.85 million.

Since July 1, $650,000 has been paid to t...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

CVWD recognized for excellence in financial reporting

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Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021 has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Associati...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Statewide, local leaders discuss future water supplies in the Coachella Valley

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Statewide, local leaders discuss future water supplies in the Coachella Valley as California prepares for fourth dry year Leaders discuss conservation and partnerships 

Amid a record-setting heatwave, state and Coachella Valley leaders ga...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY

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MEDIA ADVISORY Statewide, Local Leaders Discuss Future Water Supplies in the Coachella Valley, Urge Conservation Amid Extreme Drought

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, California Natural Resources Agency Secretary Wade Crowfoot, California State Wate...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Traffic Alert – Hovley Lane East

Construction

Through late fall, contractors working for Coachella Valley Water District will continue work on a project that will limit traffic on Hovley Lane East between Washington Street and Eldorado Drive in Palm Desert.

Construction is moving west along Hovley Lan...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

CVWD adopts drought penalties to encourage conservation

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On July 26, the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors adopted drought penalties to encourage water conservation during the ongoing drought.  

The measures approved by the board are in response to the mandated statewide 15% dome...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

CVWD adopts budget for fiscal year 2023, keeps current domestic water rates

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors unanimously approved a $486.7 million Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for fiscal year 2023 at a June 28 board meeting. 

The Board also chose a zero rate increase for domestic water...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Traffic Advisory for Hovley Lane East

Construction

Motorists are being asked to avoid traveling on Hovley Lane East between Corporate Way and Eclectic Street in Palm Desert. 

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews are on scene repairing a water leak. The eastbound lane is closed with a detou...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

CVWD and Rancho Mirage partner to provide a larger financial incentive for turf conversions

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and City of Rancho Mirage (City) are now offering a combined rebate of $6 per square-foot to CVWD customers within the City of Rancho Mirage who convert their turf to water-efficient landscaping. 

In response...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

CVWD updates conservation measures

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New drought regulations are now in effect as California tries to reduce water-use during the continuous drought in the Southwest.

California State Water Resources Control Board adopted a new emergency water conservation regulation on May 24, to ensure a mo...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Traffic Alert – Avenue 39

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From June 13 through August 31, a short section of Avenue 39 in North Indio will be closed as a Coachella Valley Water District contractor continues work on a project to bring flood relief to the area.  

Signs will redirect drivers around the clos...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

CVWD and RIVCO earn 20% flood insurance discount for local communities

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Coachella Valley residents and businesses located in unincorporated areas will now be eligible for an additional five percent discount—up from 15 to 20 percent—on their flood insurance premiums thanks to flood protection activities tha...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Dr. Robert Cheng Appointed Vice President of the State Water Contractors Board

Robert Cheng, Assistant General Manager

Assistant General Manager Robert Cheng of Coachella Valley Water District has been appointed to the State Water Contractors (SWC) Board of Officers. Cheng was appointed during the board’s recent annual meeting. The offices are held for one year....

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

CVWD receives top credit ratings from leading agencies

North Indio Regional Flood Control Project

Coachella Valley Water District’s $51.3 million stormwater system revenue certificates of participation (COPs), series 2022A received the Fitch Ratings AAA-rating and the S&P Global Ratings AA+ long-term rating. 

In addition, Fitch R...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Engineer’s Report shows improved groundwater levels, suggests RAC increases

CVWD Palm Desert Groundwater Replenishment Facility

Groundwater levels increased in most of the CVWD service area since 2009, according to a report presented to the Board of Directors on April 26.

The 2022-2023 Engineer’s Report summarizes the condition of groundwater supplies, need for replenishment and re...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

CVWD receives national award for budget presentation

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2021-22

Coachella Valley Water District’s Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for fiscal year 2022 has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association.

CVWD has received GFOA awards for the past nine years b...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

State Water Board praises CVWD’s leadership to achieve California’s “human right to water” policy

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) held a press conference today highlighting the approval of a $23.4 million State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) grant for a critical pipeline project that will serve Eastern Coachella Valley communities who la...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Media Advisory

St Anthony Mobile Home Park

CVWD celebrates significant state water board grant funding for critical pipeline project that will serve more mobile home park residents in the Eastern Coachella Valley who lack safe drinking water.

What:  A press conference to highlight action b...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Estrada earns national recognition for sustainable water solutions

Director Estrada accepts award

Cástulo R. Estrada, Coachella Valley Water District Board Vice President, has received a national award honoring his leadership in providing safe drinking water to disadvantaged communities.

He was selected for a 2022 Impact Award from the WaterNow Allianc...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

CVWD Board takes head start on conservation actions

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Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on March 28, 2022 asking water agencies to consider adopting Level 2 of their Water Shortage Contingency Plans. In response, on April 12, CVWD’s Board of Directors approved steps to voluntarily increas...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Congressman Raul Ruiz to highlight federal funding for clean water initiative in East Valley.

Tomorrow, Friday, March 25, 2022, at 12 p.m. noon – a press conference will cover information on the $2.7 mil...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

CVWD celebrates Groundwater Awareness Week

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is celebrating Groundwater Awareness Week (GWAW) from March 6-12, 2022 along with the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and The Groundwater Foundation. GWAW was established in 1999 to highlight the responsible...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Traffic alert

Construction

Through March, a contractor for Coachella Valley Water District will install new nonpotable water (NPW) pipeline and paving along Eldorado Drive in Palm Desert.

Construction hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Southbound lanes of Eldorado Drive will be closed. Cl...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

CVWD project to bring flood relief to North Indio

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Coachella Valley Water District is continuing work on a project that will protect homes and land in North Indio from regional flooding. By removing about 2,700 acres of land within North Indio from a designated Special Flood Hazard Area, FEMA will no long...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Traffic alert - Hovely Lane East

Construction

Through February a contractor for Coachella Valley Water District will install new pipeline and paving along Hovley Lane East between Indian Ridge Drive and Eldorado Drive in Palm Desert.

Construction hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Portions of the westbound ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

CVWD’s strong financial position affirmed by AA+ rating

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S&P Global Ratings a leading data, research, credit ratings agency has assigned Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) with a AA+ rating on the District’s $35.4 million Drinking Water and Sewer System Revenue Notes. 

The 2022 Notes a...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Traffic Advisory for Jan. 31

Construction

On Monday, Jan. 31, a contractor for Coachella Valley Water District will install 24-inch pipeline along Hovley Lane East between Oasis Club Drive and Indian Ridge Drive in Palm Desert. Construction hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

From Feb. 2 to March 2, cre...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Traffic Advisory

Construction

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, a contractor for Coachella Valley Water District will begin work on Hovley Lane East between Oasis Club Drive and Indian Ridge Drive in Palm Desert. Construction hours are 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Portions of the westbound lane will be clos...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

CVWD Redistricting Maps Available for Public Comment

2014 District Boundary

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is seeking community input on draft division boundary maps, which are used to elect the District’s five board members. A first public hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. The initial public hearing was ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Traffic Advisory

Construction

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will be completing construction work at the intersection of Washington Street and Fred Waring Drive in the City of Palm Desert Dec. 15-16 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to use other routes, such as Je...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

CVWD mourns loss of former director

Franz De Klotz

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is mourning the passing of former Board Director Franz De Klotz.

“Franz was a dedicated and enthusiastic Director who brought a strong understanding of water resources and a commitment to keeping the district working ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

CVWD adopts groundwater management plans

CVWD Palm Desert Groundwater Replenishment Facility

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) today (Dec. 7) adopted the 2022 Indio Subbasin Water Management Plan Update and the 2022 Mission Creek Subbasin Alternative Plan Update. 

The updates, adopted after a public hearing for each one, out...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

CVWD to hold public hearing on groundwater management Dec. 7

Thomas E. Levy Groundwater Replenishment Facility

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will hold a public hearing on Dec. 7 to consider adoption of the 2022 Indio Subbasin Water Management Plan Update and the 2022 Mission Creek Subbasin Alternative Plan Update. 

The updates outline how...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Traffic Advisory

Non-Potable Pipeline

On Monday Nov. 8, a contractor for Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will begin work in the City of Palm Desert that is part of an ongoing project to expand the Non-Potable Water (NPW) distribution pipeline system

The project is part of CVW...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

CVWD receives award for financial report

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Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Traffic Advisory

Construction

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) crews will be performing sanitation work in Palm Desert and Cathedral City on Wednesday of this week. 

Starting at about 12:30 a.m. and continuing until about 9 a.m. on Wednesday Oct. 6 , the work will includ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

CVWD adopts climate action and adaptation plan

CVWD Climate Action & Adaptation Plan

The Board of Directors of the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) voted unanimously to adopt the 2021 Coachella Valley Water District Climate Action and Adaptation Plan to guide the district’s response to climate change.

The Climate Action and...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Indio Subbasin Water Management Plan Update is available for public review and comment

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The draft 2021 Indio Subbasin Water Management Plan Update is now available for public review and comment.  The Indio Subbasin, which is where most local drinking water comes from, is part of the Coachella Valley Groundwater Basin. 

The u...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

In response to statewide drought, CVWD encourages water use efficiency

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) encourages water use efficiency and assures Coachella Valley residents that water supplies remain sufficient to meet local demands, despite drought conditions in California.

Since April, Governor Newsom has declared d...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Work begins on Non-Potable Water (NPW) pipeline expansion project

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has begun work on a project to expand the Non-Potable Water (NPW) distribution pipeline system, part of CVWD’s commitment to long-term ground water sustainability.

The latest project ultimately will connect four more ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

CVWD names new Government and Regional Affairs Coordinator

Victoria Llort

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has welcomed a new Government and Regional Affairs Coordinator.

Victoria Llort is the former Programs and Public Affairs Manager for Mission Springs Water District, Desert Hot Springs. She also worked as a strategy an...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

CVWD releases Consumer Confidence Report

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has released its Annual Review and Water Quality Report which shows that the drinking water provided to customers meets all current state and federal standards.

The 2020-21 Annual Review is available electronically on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

CVWD increases customer assistance program

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has increased the amount of assistance available to customers through its Help2Others program.

Under the new guidelines, approved by the CVWD board on Tuesday, eligible customers will be able to apply for a $150 stipe...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

CVWD applauds budget allocation for Avenue 66 Transmission Main Project

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The budget signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom includes an allocation of $7 million toward the Avenue 66 Transmission Main Project that will provide critical backbone infrastructure to Mecca and Eastern Coachella Valley. 

The project will allow CVWD to se...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

CVWD opposes proposed IID fee

CVWD General Manager speaks at IID board meeting

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) went on record today during Imperial Irrigation District’s (IID) Board of Directors meeting to oppose IID’s proposed fee to be charged to IID’s Coachella Valley rate payers.  CVWD is IID’s largest single pow...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

CVWD reopens buildings to the public

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has reopened its buildings to the public after a temporary closure for COVID-19 pandemic safety reasons. Public hours in all buildings are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The CVWD buildings most frequently visited by the public, inc...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

CVWD reminds residents not to enter Whitewater River, area canals

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) reminds residents and visitors it is unlawful to enter the Whitewater River channel and area canals.

Both areas pose extreme danger, which is why it is unlawful to enter them. At the Whitewater River area near Windy P...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

CVWD to observe Juneteenth holiday

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will observe the newly established Juneteenth National Independence Day on Friday, June 18. CVWD offices will be closed for the day.

The holiday passed through the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and wa...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

CVWD adopts budget for fiscal year 2022

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Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors today (June 15) unanimously approved a $451.8 million operating and capital improvement budget for fiscal year 2022.

The 2022 fiscal year budget includes new domestic water, canal and replenishmen...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

CVWD adopts new domestic water rates and charges

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CVWD has adopted new domestic water rates and charges to reflect the current cost of service for each customer type.

The rates were approved by the board today (Tuesday, June 8) by a 4-1 vote following a public hearing and will take effect July 1. CVWD has...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

CVWD to welcome public speakers at two upcoming board meetings with COVID restrictions

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) will open two rate adjustment hearings in June for in-person comments with specific COVID-19 prevention guidelines in place.

Although virtual comment remains strongly encouraged, in-person testimony will be allowed at...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

CVWD receives budget presentation award

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report 2020-21

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Operating and Capital Improvement Budget for fiscal year 2021 has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

“This awa...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

CVWD issues notice of public hearing over rate increases

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is proposing to adjust water rates for some services for fiscal years 2022 through 2026.

CVWD has announced proposed rate increases and public hearings for domestic water, canal water service and for the Replenishment...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

CVWD awarded grant to fund emergency generator at East Valley well

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has received a state grant for $300,000 that will allow the District to install an emergency backup generator on a well that serves nearly 25,000 residents in the East Valley.

CVWD’s award comes from a 2020-21 Communi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

CVWD teams up with Desert Healthcare District, Rite Aid for COVID-19 Vaccination Day

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) is offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic April 14 for District employees and their families in collaboration with Desert Healthcare District and Foundation and Rite Aid Pharmacies, with the support of Congressman Ra...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

CVWD board to hold evening meeting in Palm Desert

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors will conduct its next regular meeting on Tuesday, March 23 in the Board Chambers at CVWD’s Steve Robbins Administration Building in Palm Desert. 

Evening meetings are held twice a year ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

CVWD approves assistance for Oasis Mobile Home Park

Oasis Mobile Home Park

Note: The photo that appears with this release pre-dates the Covid-19 pandemic and associated mask mandates.

Coachella Valley Water District’s (CVWD) Board of Directors on Tuesday approved providing additional temporary supplemental drinking wate...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

CVWD, Desert Arc partner on new recycling program

CVWD, Desert Arc program

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has joined with the nonprofit organization Desert Arc to create a program to recycle irrigation controllers that are being replaced with more efficient models.

Under the program, CVWD will ask customers participating ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Evans named steering committee chair of California Data Collaborative

Katie Evans, Director of Communications and Conservation

Katie Evans, Director of Communications and Conservation for the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), has been named chair of the Steering Committee for California Data Collaborative, a network of water professionals.

 “I’m so impressed with th...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

CVWD extends lease with County for Lake Cahuilla

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The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors on Jan. 26 approved a one-year extension of its 50-year lease with Riverside County for the use of Lake Cahuilla Veterans Memorial Park in La Quinta.

As the terminus of the Coachella Canal, the ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Former IID General Manager dies

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Kevin Kelley, who served as General Manager of Imperial Irrigation District, for nearly eight years, and later as a consultant, died Jan. 19.

The lifelong resident of the Imperial Valley initially joined IID in 2006 to lead the public affairs office. He wa...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

CVWD Planting & Gardening calendar now available

2021 Calendar

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) has published its 2021 Planting & Gardening Calendar and it is now available for free upon request.

The calendar highlights desert gardening information and includes colorful illustrations of desert-friendly plant...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Thermal Mutual project milestone celebrated

Thermal Mutual Water Company Well Turn Off Ceremony

Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) today celebrated the pending completion of the Thermal Mutual Water Consolidation project, which transitions 38 residential properties from a 50-year-old failing well to the CVWD system. 

In a brief ceremony ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Fitch reaffirms AAA-rating for CVWD

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Fitch Ratings, a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research, has reaffirmed the AAA-rating previously given to the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) for its $59.1 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan.

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Estrada reappointed to California’s Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Advisory Group

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Cástulo Estrada, Vice President of the Board of Directors of Coachella Valley Water District, has been reappointed to the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Advisory Group, as announced by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

CVWD and State Water Board announce new conservation program

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Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) have announced collaboration of a new conservation program aimed at helping professional landscapers in the Coachella Valley be more efficient water ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

CVWD lifts drought penalties and extends water-use restrictions

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Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) Board of Directors today lifted drought penalties, effective June 1, in response to the State's transition to water supply-based conservation targets.

The Board also updated its water use-restrictions to coincide...

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

CVWD statement on Gov. Brown’s order establishing long-term water conservation measures

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Gov. Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order today that establishes long-term water conservation measures, including permanent water use restrictions and monthly reporting requirements.  Additionally, State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) staff rel...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Coachella Valley Water District receives national budget award, again

2015-2016 Coachella Valley Water District Operating Budget

Coachella Valley Water District's (CVWD) annual budget document for the 2015-16 fiscal year has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

This is the fourth...

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