CVIRWM Program Call for Projects for Prop 1, Round 2 Open through May 20!

The Coachella Valley IRWM Program is soliciting projects to include in its Prop 1-Round 2 Implementation Grant application. The Call for Projects is open through May 20, 2022 for applicants that want their projects to be scored, ranked, and included in the Region’s grant application. Applicants must apply online through the OPTI Database. For more information, please see the IRWM Funding page.
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Department of Water Resources Awards Colorado River Funding Area $5M for the Underrepresented Communities and Tribes Set-Aside in the Urban and Multibenefit Drought Relief Program

The Colorado River Funding Area was awarded $5 million to implement 11 drought relief projects for underrepresented communities in the funding area, including $2.2 million for Coachella Valley. To learn more, visit the IRWM Funding Page.
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State Water Board Approved the Coachella Valley Integrated Regional Water Management & Stormwater Resource Plan!

The State Water Board has approved the Coachella Valley Integrated Regional Water Management & Stormwater Resource Plan. With this approval, all eligible entities with stormwater and dry weather runoff capture projects included in the Stormwater Resource Plan are eligible to receive funding from a bond act approved by voters after January 1, 2014. The Pueblo Unido Community Development Corporation received stormwater funding for the St. Anthony Stormwater Capture Project to increase natural landscape and pervious surfaces in the watershed.
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Welcome to the Coachella Valley Regional Water Management Group website!

The Coachella Valley Regional Water Management Group (CVRWMG) is a collaborative effort led by the five water purveyors and one wastewater agency of the Coachella Valley to implement an Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWM) to address the water resources planning needs of the Coachella Valley.

CVRWMG Partners

The CVRWMG’s IRWM Region is located in central Riverside County, within the Colorado River Funding Area, as defined by the Department of Water Resources.  The boundary is chiefly the same boundary as the Whitewater River Basin.

The CVRWMG selected Woodard & Curran, Inc. to prepare the Coachella Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Plan. Woodard & Curran uses a collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach to ensure that the Region’s water issues are thoroughly understood and addressed. Woodard & Curran has been on the forefront of the IRWM program since its inception and is widely recognized as a statewide leader in developing IRWM Plans and securing funds.