Latest Updates

DWA hosts blood drive

DWA will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10. The Bloodmobile will be in our office parking lot, 1200 S. Gene Autry Trail in Palm Springs. Appointments can be made online by clicking here: LifeStream Donation Appointment Portal. Walk-ups are...

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DWA to receive more water to replenish aquifer

The California Department of Water Resources announced that all State Water Project contractors – including Desert Water Agency - will now receive 100 percent of its water allocation. This is the first time since 2006 that DWR has allocated 100 percent. Last year’s...

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DWA Drought Rules Removed

Customers are now able to water during daylight hours and restaurants can serve water to customers without a request. On April 18, these changes were triggered by the DWA Board of Directors unanimously voting to move from Level 2 of our Water Shortage Contingency Plan...

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More water and less restrictions after slew of storms

After a healthy stream of storms that filled rivers and reservoirs, Governor Newsom lifted some drought emergency restrictions. He made the announcement on Friday, March 24 on the same day as a major supply increase announcement from the state’s water department....

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It’s Fix-A-Leak Week! Are your leaks in check?

Household leaks can waste almost 1 trillion gallons of water a year nationwide. During Fix a Leak Week, from March 20-26, let’s hunt down leaks and help save water. DWA has partnered with Flume to provide customers with a $50 discount on the leak detection device. It...

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DWA adds $1 million for grass removal incentives

Desert Water Agency added $1 million to its water conservation budget so that more customers can get an incentive to replace grass. The DWA Board of Directors unanimously approved the additional funding Tuesday morning. This is the second increase that the Board...

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Grass Removal Incentive Workshop for Landscapers

Desert Water Agency invites landscapers to have lunch and learn about changes to the low-income grass removal program that benefits landscapers and participants.                                                                 When: March 23 from 11 a.m. to noon...

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Water Counts Academy deadline is Jan. 31

If you’ve ever been curious about water in the Coachella Valley and the elaborate process involved in delivering safe and reliable water to homes and businesses – then Water Counts Academy is for you. The academy kicks off on Feb. 9 with free classes via Zoom through...

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DWA Board of Directors Elects new officers for 2023

At its meeting on January 3, Desert Water Agency elected new officers for its governing body. Board officers serve an important role in leading the Board of Directors, which makes high-level decisions that set the trajectory for the Desert Water Agency team. The Board...

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