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Article XVII. Appendices
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All charges for water furnished and other miscellaneous charges to a water user will be made as set forth in the rate schedules established from time to time by the board of directors of the Coachella Valley Water District.

Volumetric Charges

Type of User


Irrigation Commodity Water Charge

Water Supply Surcharge

Quagga Mussel Mitigation Surcharge

Class 1

All canal water customers who use Colorado River (canal) water for commercial agricultural activities – i.e., customers who use canal water for the production of agricultural commodities for commercial purposes, including growing crops and raising animals for the commercial production/sale of food, fiber, fuel and other products.




Class 2

All other canal customers – i.e., customers who use canal water for: groundwater replenishment, including the district replenishment fund; drinking water production; landscape irrigation; recreation; and other activities, including, but not limited to, golf courses, and hunting clubs.





Temporary use for construction purposes.




Outside ID1

Contracted water rate

(Ord. 1437.3 § A-1, 2023; Ord. 1437.2 § A-1, 2023; Ord. 1437.1 § A-1, 2022; Ord. 1437 § 2 (Exh. A, Appx. A-1), 2019; Ord. 1434.1 § 2 (Exh. A), 2021; Ord. 1429.4 § 3 (Exh. A), 2021; Ord. 1428.3 § 2 (Exh. A), 2020)