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Investing Today for Water Tomorrow

Investing Today for Water Tomorrow

With pipelines and pumps out of the public purview, there is often not much attention given to water utilities until a main breaks or water disruption occurs.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Water in the Coachella Valley

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Water in the Coachella Valley

Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about water in the Coachella Valley:

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A Season for Butterflies

A Season for Butterflies

After a very wet winter, the Coachella Valley was inundated with small orange and brown butterflies. Those Painted Ladies fluttered through in near-record numbers on their short migratory path. It was a wonder that had people talking – and made some drivers anxious – for weeks. While the numbers have dwindled, the interest in pollinators hasn’t.

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FIX A LEAK WEEK | HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

FIX A LEAK WEEK | HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Fix a Leak Week, presented annually by the Environmental Protection Agency, takes place this year from March 18 through 24. CV Water Counts encourages all to participate by finding and fixing leaks in or around your home.

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A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO CHECK IF YOU HAVE A LEAK

A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO CHECK IF YOU HAVE A LEAK

There are things you can do on your own to see if you have a leak. Here are a few simple things you can do:

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CV WATER COUNTS SPOKESPERSON, SPLASH, UNVEILS LATEST VIDEO OF TIPS

CV WATER COUNTS SPOKESPERSON, SPLASH, UNVEILS LATEST VIDEO OF TIPS
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WATER COUNTS ACADEMY: A COURSE WORTH TAKING

WATER COUNTS ACADEMY: A COURSE WORTH TAKING

Like many Valley residents, I have come to realize that there is a lot I don’t know about water use in here in the Coachella Valley that I should know. Are my HOA’s water bills destined to keep going up and up endlessly? Is spending money on turf conversion worthwhile and, if so, how do we determine where best to do it? Who do we talk to about rebates? Are we using recycled water in the valley?

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Colorado River Basin Drought May Impact the Coachella Valley

Colorado River Basin Drought May Impact the Coachella Valley

Most people realize the impact local weather conditions have on the water supply for the Coachella Valley, but many don’t consider that drought conditions thousands of miles away also impact our water.

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Daily Differences Lead to Major Solutions for Coachella Valley’s Long-Term Water Supply

Daily Differences Lead to Major Solutions for Coachella Valley’s Long-Term Water Supply

Imagine saving more than 40 billion gallons of water! To put that in perspective, that is an entire year’s supply of water for more than 130,000 people. And since 2015, the Coachella Valley has done just that, allowing local water agencies to save more water in the aquifer for future use.

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