CVWD increases customer assistance program

Earlier this week, the Board of Directors for Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) voted to increase the amount of assistance available to customers through its Help2Others program. The new guidelines allow eligible customers to apply for a $150 stipend through the assistance program once every 12 months beginning Aug. 1, …

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Settlement reached in Crimson Pipeline oil spill

The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (LARWQCB) announced a settlement with Crimson Pipeline to pay a $330,218 penalty for the unauthorized release of crude oil into a nearby Ventura County creek. The spill was reported June 23, 2016, in the foothills of Hall Canyon north of Ventura. An …

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