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Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting of the Board of Directors

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DWA today reported its water production for the month of September, announcing the Agency and its customers conserved almost 11% compared to September 2013. As part of the State Water Resources Control Board’s (State Water Board) emergency regulations for conservation that were enacted in July, urban water agencies are now required to submit monthly water use reports to the State Water Board.
DWA today announced that the Agency and its customers achieved
almost a 10% reduction in water use during August 2014. DWA’s nearly 10%
reduction in water use was one of the many numbers yesterday by the State Water Resources Control
Board, which released a detailed report on the progress of statewide
and regional conservation measures and data on urban water suppliers’ water
production for the month of August.

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 To learn about mandatory water use restrictions, click here.


Learn more about Turf Buy Back or Smart Irrigation Controllers.  For more conservation information check out this publication about water awareness.

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 Desert Water Agency's Board of Directors passed a resolution committing to sustainable management of the groundwater resources within its jurisdiction and calling on all customers to achieve additional reductions in water conservation.  Read the resolution here.

Not sure who your water agency is or what conservation programs are available to you?  Visit to learn more!


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To our valued customers

Thank you for visiting Desert Water Agency’s website where you will find useful information on your service and your local water supply.

Desert Water Agency is the water utility for the Palm Springs area including outlying county areas, Desert Hot Springs, part of Cathedral City and Palm Springs.

It is our responsibility to provide a safe, reliable water supply to the area we serve while protecting our interests in the State Water Project.

Water has been garnering great attention lately due to a statewide drought, legislative action and the media.  We, at DWA, hope that this attention will highlight the importance of our water supplies and water infrastructure.

At DWA, we hope to encourage conservation by example. We promote native landscaping through various demonstration gardens in our service area.  We have been recycling water since 1988 for irrigation use—saving us millions of gallons of potable groundwater each year.  We also have a football-field sized solar field where we help generate energy to offset our use.  You can learn more about each of these things by clicking on “Conservation.”

The board and staff of DWA take pride in providing our customers high quality water.  Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn more about us so we may better serve you.

David K. Luker
General Manager
Desert Water Agency