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CVWD extends lease with County for Lake Cahuilla

The Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) Board of Directors on Jan. 26 approved a one-year extension of its 50-year lease with Riverside County for the use of Lake Cahuilla Veterans Memorial Park in La Quinta. As the terminus of the Coachella Canal, the lake has provided water service to farms …

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SWRCB Adopts New Rule for Winery Wastewater

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted a new general order last week detailing  how wastewater is processed and discharged at wineries in California. According to a release by the SWRCB, the order will protect groundwater and surface water quality while also giving wineries flexibility in selection of compliance …

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Olivenhain GM Appointed to County Water Authority Board

Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager Kimberly Thorner was seated earlier this month for her first board meeting as OMWD’s representative on the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors. Thorner was unanimously appointed to the position by OMWD’s board at its November 18, 2020 meeting and she was …

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Bureau of Reclamation Helps EVMWD Meet Growing Demand

Indio receives grant for storm drain project

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) announced this week it has received an $8.9 million grant from the United States Bureau of Reclamation for the expansion of its Regional Wastewater Reclamation Facility. the grant is a part of the Bureau of Reclamation’s WaterSMART Program which funds the planning, design, and …

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