The Water Counts Academy is designed for current and emerging leaders in the Coachella Valley who want to learn about the lifeblood of our valley — its water resources. We are excited to offer this comprehensive course that will cover the history, use and management of water here in the Coachella Valley.

The class will consist of four weekday sessions and one final full-day session which will include a session, tour and graduation ceremony.

There is no tuition/fee, and food and refreshments will be provided during the class periods.

The sessions will cover a variety of topics. Session One will provide a Local Water Overview and discuss Conservation in the Coachella Valley. Session Two will cover Agriculture and Water-Efficient Techniques, and Groundwater and Long-Term Sustainability. Session Three will deal with Water Quality, Golf and Recycled Water. Session Four will address Imported Water Supplies State Water Project Water, Imported Water Supplies Colorado River Water, and the Economics of Water Rates. The Fifth and final session will be a Tour, covering Water Infrastructure Valleywide.

Click here to see the 2017 and 2018 program graduates.

If you would like to be considered for the next Academy Class, please join our interest list by completing and submitting form below.