• IID issues Conserve Alert Friday-Monday

    Imperial Irrigation District is issuing a Conserve Alert Friday, July 9, to Monday, July 12 in response to the weekends expected heat wave. Temperatures are expected to be between 106 and 121 over the three days. “By issuing our Conserve Alerts, we ask our customers to do what they can to help the local electric […]

  • Officials: Nearly 50 Outages Caused by Mylar Balloons This Year

    The Imperial Irrigation District Thursday urged its power customers to refrain from releasing Mylar balloons into the sky in the wake of recent balloon-caused power outages in the Coachella Valley. The district said metallic balloons have caused about 50 outages in 2021 alone, causing temporary power loss to residents and businesses. Mylar balloons can stay […]

  • Estimated 2,339 customers briefly lose power in Indio.

    An estimated 2,339 customers briefly lost power this morning in Indio. The outage affecting customers in the area of Avenue 48 between Jefferson and Monroe streets was reported about 3:30 a.m, according to Imperial Irrigation District spokesman Robert Schettler. The utility reported about an hour later that all affected customers had their power restored, but […]

  • Update: Power Restored to 590 Customers in Thermal

    An estimated 590 customers lost power for about an hour Thursday in the unincorporated community of Thermal. The outage was reported about 12:50 p.m. in an area bounded by Avenue 56 to the north, Madison Street to the west and Tyler Street to the east, according to the Imperial Irrigation District. Power Outage: We are […]

  • Woman Dies Days After Car Hits Power Pole in Indio

    A woman who had been seriously injured when a car slammed into a power pole in Indio died Friday at a local hospital. The woman, identified only as an 18-year-old Cathedral City resident, died about 9 a.m. at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, according to Indio Police Department spokesman Ben Guitron. Her name […]

  • Part of Monroe St. in Indio remains closed after Tuesday car crash

    Monroe Street between Highway 111 and Avenida Del Mar will remain closed this morning as Imperial Irrigation District continues repairing a damaged power pole. A woman was seriously hurt Tuesday when a car slammed into the power pole near Winchell’s Donut House in Indio. The driver of the Dodge Dart, described only as a man, […]

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