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Postponed Rate Increase Approved

A water rate increase postponed in July of 2020 will go into effect 18 months later, in January 2022. The Desert Water Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved the rate increase at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The rate adjustment was the last of five...

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Provide input on division boundaries at public hearing

Final 2020 Census data will soon be available, and will likely require Desert Water Agency to redraw its division maps. DWA will hold a public hearing at 8 a.m. on Sept.  21 to gather input on the communities and principles it should consider during the mapping...

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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 hosts vaccine clinic

Desert Water Agency will host a Riverside County COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 1200 S. Gene Autry Trail in Palm Springs. The free clinic is open to the public and will offer the Pfizer and J & J vaccines. Desert Water...

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Californians asked to voluntarily use 15% less water

Governor Gavin Newsom is asking all Californians to reduce their household water use voluntarily by 15 percent compared to last year. While locals are not required to reduce water use and local water supplies are healthy, DWA encourages people to do what they can to...

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