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Get more money to convert your lawn TODAY!

Starting today Palm Springs residents and HOAs can get up to $6 per square foot of grass removed, thanks to generous match funding from the City of Palm Springs. The City will match DWA’s $3 per square foot for grass removal – up to $5,000 per project – for a total of...

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DWA hosts MPX (Monkeypox) vaccine clinic

Desert Water Agency will host a Riverside County Department of Health MPX (Monkeypox) Vaccination Clinic from noon – 4 p.m. on Nov. 3 & 17, at 1200 S. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. Vaccine supplies are limited and prioritized for people who are at the highest...

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DWA adds $2 million to grass removal rebate program

Desert Water Agency augmented its grass removal program budget by $2 million so more customers can apply for the incentive and help save water. The DWA Board of Directors unanimously approved the additional funding at its regular meeting Tuesday morning. The program...

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Teachers – dive into interactive water curriculum!

Desert Water Agency has hybrid (digital/print) curriculum for students in grades 4, 6 and 10 to cover local water issues, while supporting Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). These lessons are available for free and can be integrated into your...

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Save Water: Skip overseeding this year

DWA urges customers to skip overseeding this fall to help save water during the statewide drought. Overseeding is the practice of letting the warm-weather Bermuda grass go dormant and seeding with winter rye grass. It is a very water intensive process, that’s why...

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September is National Preparedness Month

Are you prepared for a disaster? We are located near the very active San Andreas fault and haven’t had a sizable earthquake in quite some time. A major quake could shut off access to water and other necessities for days. Every home should have a disaster supply kit...

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Desert Water Agency hosts two Candidate Workshops

Desert Water Agency has three Division seats up for election in November. DWA, which manages water in the western third of the Coachella Valley and provides tap water service to Palm Springs and a portion of Cathedral City, is run by a publicly elected Board of...

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New water bill assistance program provides up to $2,000

Riverside County residents who have past due water or sewer bills and meet income requirements can apply for up to $2,000 in assistance through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP). Program participants must live in Riverside County, meet income...

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New water restrictions in effect

Despite the fact that local water supplies are in good condition, Desert Water Agency's Board of Directors voted unanimously today to increase water restrictions. Effective immediately: DWA customers may not use sprinkler/spray irrigation during daylight hours...

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