The Coachella Water Authority and Sanitary District oversees the treatment of City water supplies and operates and maintains the water distribution and waste collection systems. The Department also handles environmental compliance issues related to water quality, pretreatment, stormwater runoff, documentation of illegal hazardous waste disposal and permits for the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
What We Do
Deliver value to our customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water service.
Protect public health and the environment by providing effective and efficient wastewater collection services, including treatment and system maintenance.
Plan, organize, coordinate, and review environmental programs, including the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program (IPP), Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program, to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations related to water quality, urban runoff, stormwater systems, wastewater management, and other environmental issues.