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Posted on: June 25, 2018

CVWD honored for award-winning financial report

2017 CAFR

Coachella Valley Water District’s Finance Department has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada, which has awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to CVWD for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment is a significant accomplishment by CVWD and its management.

The award is for CVWD’s CAFR for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017. The CAFR can be viewed on CVWD’s website at

CVWD’s CAFR has won the GFOA award several years in a row. GFOA is a nonprofit professional association with 19,000 government finance professionals among its members, including representatives from CVWD.

The Coachella Valley Water District is a public agency governed by a five-member board of directors. The district provides domestic and irrigation water, agricultural drainage, wastewater treatment and reclamation services, regional storm water protection, groundwater management and water conservation. It serves approximately 110,000 residential and business customers across 1,000 square miles, located primarily in Riverside County, but also in portions of Imperial and San Diego counties.

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