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Coachella Valley

The CVRWMG is a collaborative effort led by the five water purveyors and one wastewater agency of the Coachella Valley to develop an Integrated Regional Water Management Plan to address the water resources planning needs of the Valley.

The CVRWMG partners include:

The CVRWMG Region is located in central Riverside County, within the Colorado River Funding Area, as defined by the Department of Water Resources.  The boundary for the CVRWMG Management Region is chiefly the same boundary as the Whitewater River Basin.

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The CVRWMG selected RMC Water and Environment as our Consultant to prepare the Coachella Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Plan. RMC is using a collaborative, multi-stakeholder approach to ensure that the Region’s water issues are thoroughly understood and addressed. RMC has been on the forefront of the IRWM program since its inception and is widely recognized as a statewide leader in developing IRWM Plans and securing funds.


  • February 26, 2020

    Sustainable groundwater planning under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) is happening in the Coachella Valley! Agencies in the Indio Subbasin and Mission Creek Subbasin are preparing updates to their respective Alternative Plans.

    Visit their websites to learn more about SGMA, the planning process, and how to get involved:

  • August 20, 2018

    The Public Draft of the 2018 Coachella Valley IRWM/SWR Plan is NOW AVAILABLE under the Library tab or at the link below for public review. The public review period will be open from August 21, 2018 to September 21, 2018. Please join us on August 29, 2018 at the next Planning Partners meeting to discuss the Public Draft. Please provide comments to Alexis Cahalin at acahalin@woodardcurran.com. Link to Plan: https://woodardcurran-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/p/acahalin/EjIoWJ3kD_FOm3E4RvNbpyUBiAzbM4gCKAzU2u2IidKsHQ?e=9CVu6a

  • January 17, 2018

    Call for Projects is now open! The CVRWMG is calling for multi-benefit IRWM AND stormwater projects for inclusion in the 2018 IRWM/Stormwater Resource (SWR) Plan Update. The Call for Projects is open through February 16th for applicants that want their IRWM and stormwater projects to be included in the 2018 IRWM/SWR Plan. To submit projects, select the Projects tab at the top of the page and click the link for the online Project Database.

  • September 28, 2017

    The next Planning Partners meeting will be held on September 28, 2017 at CVWD (75515 Hovley Lane East, Palm Desert 92211). This meeting will kick off the 2018 Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWM) - Stormwater Resources Plan (SWRP) Update. Please join us to provide your valuable input into the IRWM - SWRP planning process!

  • February 25, 2014

    2014 Coachella Valley Integrated Regional Water Management Plan and 2014 DAC Outreach Program materials are now available to download! See the “CVRWMG Documents” under "Library" to download the documents and appendices.

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