Stakeholders Invited to Inform 2020 UWMP

For the 2020 planning cycle, six agencies in the Coachella Valley (Coachella Valley Water District, Coachella Water Authority, Desert Water Agency, Indio Water Authority, Mission Springs Water District, and Myoma Dunes Mutual Water Company) are collaborating to develop a Coachella Valley Regional Urban Water Management Plan (CV UWMP). The CV UWMP includes a forecast of a supplier’s water demands and available supplies for the next 20 years, and it provides an assessment of the reliability of those supplies during drought.  The CV UWMP also describes the programs a water supplier has in place to encourage water use efficiency, and it…
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The Colorado River Funding Area Water Needs Assessment is Now Available

The report seeks to characterize the needs of disadvantaged communities in the Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Regions and non-IRWM areas to help determine future funding priorities. The document is available for download in the CVRWMG Library.
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The Coachella Valley awarded $3.8 million in Prop 1-Round 1 Implementation grant funding!

The Coachella Valley IRWM Region was awarded $3.8 million to implement 4 water resources projects, including $1 million to provide safe and reliable potable drinking water to the Castro Mobile Home Park, a disadvantaged community within the City of Coachella. To learn more, visits the IRWM Funding Page
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Sustainable groundwater planning under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA)

Sustainable groundwater planning under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is happening in the Coachella Valley! Agencies in the Indio Subbasin and Mission Creek Subbasin are preparing updates to their respective Alternative Plans. To learn more about SGMA, the planning process, and how to get involved, visit and
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The Final 2018 Coachella Valley IRWM/SWR Plan is AVAILABLE

The Final 2018 Coachella Valley IRWM/SWR Plan is AVAILABLE in the CVRWMG Library
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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.