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Water Quality Report Available

As your water provider, our job is to provide a safe, reliable supply – both for today and years to come. As part of our commitment to customers, Desert Water Agency tests more than 2,500 samples a year to ensure your water is safe. The results of these tests are...

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Grass Removal Rebate Reduction Approved

DWA’s grass removal incentive program was reduced from $3 a square foot to $2 a square foot, starting with applications received July 2. The adjustment allows more grass removal projects to be funded with the current program budget in the new fiscal year (2024-2025)....

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Rate Increase Approved

As a public agency, DWA cannot profit from its operations. Rates are determined by the cost of providing service. On June 18, 2024, the DWA Board of Directors approved a rate increase – the second in a previously adopted five-year rate plan – for water, recycled water...

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E. Via Altamira Pipeline Replacement Project

Desert Water Agency is replacing several aging water pipelines throughout our system to help improve water reliability, decrease repair costs and reduce water loss. We will install new pipeline on E. Via Altamira, between N. Avenida Caballeros and N. Hermosa Drive,...

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DWA hosts blood drive

DWA will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29. 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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DWR Well Monitoring Project in Dream Homes Area

Desert Water Agency is partnering with the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to construct monitoring wells in several locations in our service area. These wells will provide valuable information on groundwater basin levels, water quality, and the...

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Sunmor Estates Pipeline Replacement Project

Desert Water Agency is replacing several aging water pipelines throughout our system to help improve water reliability, decrease repair costs and reduce water loss. Installation of new pipeline in the Sunmor Estates area began the week of May 13, 2024. (Please see...

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May is Water Awareness Month

California celebrates Water Awareness Month each year in May, providing an opportunity to highlight the value of water in our daily lives and how we can protect this precious resource. Our region relies heavily on groundwater as its main source. Because we use water...

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Update on New Statewide Chromium-6 Standards

At DWA, our priority is to provide clean, safe water for our customers. We continually monitor our water distribution system, performing thousands of lab tests per year to ensure a quality supply. The California State Water Resources Control Board recently (April 17,...

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Desert Water Agency welcomes Victoria Llort

Desert Water Agency is pleased to announce Victoria Llort as its new Director of Public Affairs and Conservation. Llort started on April 22, 2024, and will oversee public awareness, conservation, legislative and community involvement programs. “Victoria is well-versed...

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