• Officials Plan For California Water Crisis

    As drought conditions continue to intensify across California and a majority of the western part of the United States, experts explain what the state is doing in response and what ripple effects to expect down the road. “It reduces the size of their crops, it reduces the size of their herds, if they’re a rancher, […]

  • Thermal Mobile Home Residents Receive Water Filters

    Thermal residents in mobile home parks will now have access to clean drinking water in their homes. A dedication event was held this morning to commemorate the “Drinking Water Installation Project” which will provide over 60 water filters to be installed in local mobile homes. “When you think about what is happening in oasis, I […]

  • IID Forms Coachella Valley Energy Commission

    The Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors officially announced the formation of the Coachella Valley Energy Commission in Tuesday’s meeting. Representation for the Coachella Valley has been long requested and will be tasked with providing immediate representation for the energy needs in parts of our valley. Leaders on both sides are calling this move a […]

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs Under Fire for Oasis Mobile Home Crisis

      For over a decade people living in the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Thermal have been living in conditions that are unsafe, drinking water so contaminated with arsenic the Environmental Protection Agency issued two emergency orders for the owners to comply with federal drinking water standards. “The responsible agency to ensure that there are […]

  • Community Rescues Horse Rescue Out of Water

    When the Coachella Valley Horse Rescue was told the well that supplies water broke and would take three weeks to fix, they did not know what they would do to provide water to the 18 horses that rely on them. With triple digit temperatures expected all summer, it would be a death sentence for the […]

  • Coachella Valley Reaches Water Conservation Milestone

    A big congratulations are in order for Coachella valley businesses and residents. CV Water Counts, a non-profit organization that focuses on water conservation is reporting the Coachella Valley has saved more than 60 billion gallons of water over the past six years. “These are our savings since the 2015 drought mandate that first came, and […]

  • New CVWD water rates, charges going into effect July 1

    New domestic water rates and charges are going into effect July 1 for Coachella Valley Water District customers to reflect the current cost of service for each customer type. The rates were approved by the Riverside County board of Supervisors Tuesday in a 4-1 vote. CVWD has not adjusted rates since 2019. The new rates […]

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