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Water Counts Academy Accepting Applicants

CV Water Counts, a collaborative of the valley’s six water agencies including Indio Water Authority, is now accepting applications to participate in the sixth class of the Water Counts Academy. This is a free program designed for future and emerging leaders in the Coachella Valley who want a better understanding of how water delivery in the desert works.

The class will consist of five weekday sessions, held online from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, and 24 and one final virtual tour session on Thursday, Mar. 3.

The sessions will cover a variety of topics (subject to change) that may include: The History of Water; Groundwater, Streams and Imported Water; Colorado River and Recycled Water; Water Quality and Regulations; The Drought; Conservation in the Coachella Valley – A Way of Life; Agriculture; Golf; Cannabis; Building & Development and Water Efficiency; and Sustainability and Groundwater.

Visit to apply before Jan. 21, 2022, for the Feb. 2022 class. There is no tuition/fee.