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One of Palm Springs’ Largest HOAs to Skip Overseeding

To help conserve water during another significant drought in the West, Canyon Estates - the 79-acre Palm Springs community known for its mid-century modern designed homes - will not scalp or overseed as is common practice for grass areas in the fall. “Our Board of...

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DWA approves map for election by division

The Desert Water Agency Board of Directors voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a map which breaks the service boundaries into five divisions and kick-starts the transition from at-large to division elections. The approved – one of...

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Supreme Court denies petition to hear water rights case

The United States Supreme Court announced today it will not review a court decision in a lawsuit that the Agua Caliente Tribe filed against Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) in 2013 seeking unprecedented rights to groundwater,...

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Agencies replenish more water than ever before in 2017

Together, Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) have replenished more than 330,000 acre - feet of imported water into the Coachella Valley groundwater basin so far this year. That is more imported water than has ever been replenished...

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