• 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 […]

  • Local Firefighters Talk Hiking Tips And How To Beat The Heat

    As the temperatures start to heat up here in the Coachella Valley, firefighters want to remind people, especially those visiting, that hiking and other outdoor activities can be dangerous. NBC Palm Springs visited some hiking trails today and learned some tips on what to do if you catch yourself in an emergency situation. “I hike […]

  • Congressman Ruiz Introduces Clean Drinking Water Legislation

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, introduced legislation Wednesday that would alter the way the federal government enforces clean drinking water requirements in the wake of a lengthy battle with the owner of a mobile home park near Thermal where federal authorities have detected dangerous levels of arsenic in the water system. “I am determined to […]

  • Gov. Newsom proposes $5.1 billion for drought emergency

    Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a $5.1 billion package for water infrastructure and drought response as part of his California Comeback Plan. The Governor’s office stated the package would address immediate, emergency needs, build regional capacity to endure drought and safeguard water supplies for communities, the economy and the environment. This proposal comes as part of a […]

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