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Posted on: September 2, 2022



Media Contacts:
Office of Assemblymember Garcia

Aurora Saldivar
(760) 408-6259

City of Coachella
Risseth Lora
(760) 422-9395

Coachella Valley Water District
Lorraine Garcia
(760) 695-4007

CalEPA/State Water Resources Control Board
Erin Curtis
(916) 634-8428 

City of Indio
Tara Bravo

California Natural Resources Agency
Lisa Lien-Mager
(916) 407-6279 

Save Our Water
Hayley Carbullido
(916) 833-6076

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 Water Resources Control Board Chair Joaquin Esquivel and other state and local leaders will join in the Coachella Valley to discuss the impacts of extreme drought to the region and access to clean and reliable water supplies for area residents. 

  • Eduardo Garcia, Assemblymember
  • Wade Crowfoot, California Natural Resources Agency Secretary
  • Joaquin Esquivel, State Water Resources Control Board Chair
  • Oscar Ortiz, City of Indio Mayor Pro Tem
  • Steven Hernandez, City of Coachella Mayor
  • Castulo Estrada, Coachella Valley Water District Vice President
WHAT: State and local leaders will discuss the future of an accessible, clean and reliable water supply within the Coachella Valley and urge conservation amid extreme drought.
WHEN:  1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2022
WHERE: Room Number CMH 4, Pollock Theatre, College of the Desert, 43500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Watch Live:


  • Save Our Water is California’s statewide water conservation program that reaches millions of Californians each year through partnerships with local water agencies and other community-based organizations, social marketing efforts, paid and earned media and event sponsorships
  • The California Natural Resources Agency works to restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources for current and future generations using creative approaches and solutions based on science, collaboration, and respect for all the communities and interests involved.
  • The State Water Resources Control Board works to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources and drinking water for the protection of the environment, public health, and all beneficial uses, and to ensure proper water resource allocation and efficient use, for the benefit of present and future generations.
  • Coachella Valley Water District was formed in 1918 to protect and conserve local water sources. Since forming, 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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