Last month, our community saved 33% compared to February 2013. This is well above our sustainability target of 10-13%. Since drought restrictions went into effect our cumulative savings is 24%.
For more ways to keep saving, visit our Rebates & Incentives page.
A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that found the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has priority federal rights to groundwater in the Coachella Valley. At stake in the nationally-watched case is control over the region’s groundwater. Desert Water Agency and Coachella Valley Water District appealed the lower court ruling in an effort to protect the public’s access and right to water.
The litigation process began in 2013 when Agua Caliente filed a lawsuit seeking unprecedented rights to groundwater, superseding all other water users. The initial ruling determined that Agua Caliente does have priority rights, opening up the door for court-approved control of the groundwater basin.
With DWA’s new program, customers purchase and install the device, then fill out an application and submit receipts. Depending on the device purchased, the rebate could cover the entire cost plus installation. Residential customers will receive up to $150 for the device and up to $100 for professional installation. Businesses and/or homeowners associations will receive up to $2,500 for the device(s), and up to $750 for professional installation.
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