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DearCoachella Valley Regional Water Management Group (CVRWMG) cordially invites you to attend a
meeting to discuss Integrated Regional Water Management Planning for the Coachella Valley Region.
The Coachella Valley Regional Water Management Group (CVRWMG) cordially invites you to attend a
The CVRWMG partnership was formed in 2008 for the purpose of coordinating the water resources
meeting to discuss Integrated Regional Water Management Planning for the Coachella Valley Region.
planning activities of the five Coachella Valley water purveyors, Coachella Water Authority, Coachella
Valley Water District (CVWD), Desert Water Agency, Indio Watercoordinating the water resourcesWater
The CVRWMG partnership was formed in 2008 for the purpose of Authority and Mission Springs
District, activities of the five Coachella Valley water purveyors, Coachella Water Authority, partners are
planningand for developing an Integrated Regional Water Management Plan (IRWMP). The Coachella
Valley Water doing so(CVWD), Desert Water Agency, Indio Water Authoritythe CVRWMG successfully
committed to District through a collaborative stakeholder process. In April, and Mission Springs Water
submitted an for developing an Integrated Regional the California Department of Water Resources. are
District, and application for Region Acceptance to Water Management Plan (IRWMP). The partners
committed to doing so through a collaborative stakeholder process. In April, the CVRWMG successfully
Your participation is important in the next step, which is the development of an IRWMP for the Coachella
submitted an application for Region Acceptance to the California Department of Water Resources.
Valley Region. We encourage you to attend our first stakeholder meeting where we will update you on
the Region Acceptance Process (RAP) and discuss the Request for Proposals and Scope for the Coachella
Your participation is important in the next step, which is the development of an IRWMPof Work for an
IRWMP consultant. encourage you to attend our first stakeholder meeting where we will update you on
Valley Region. We
the Region Acceptance Process (RAP) and discuss the Request for Proposals and Scope of Work for an
      Meeting Date:
IRWMP consultant.                       October 29, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
      Meeting Location:                 Rancho Mirage Library (see enclosed map)
      Meeting Date:                     71-100 Hwy. 111
                                        October 29, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
      Meeting Location:                  Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
                                        Rancho Mirage Library (see enclosed map)
                                        71-100 Hwy. 111
                                         Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
The Draft Scope of Work and RFP summary are enclosed for your convenience. The following
information is also available at www.coachella.org , www.cvwd.org, www.indio.org, and
www.mswd.org/irwmp :

        RAP submittal titled Description of the Coachella Valley Water Management Region
        Invitation Letter for October 29, 2009 Stakeholders Meeting
        Handout entitled “What is an IRWMP”
        Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for IRWMP consulting services
        Draft Scope of Work for IRWMP Consulting services

We look forward to your involvement in this important planning effort. If you have any questions please
call Patti Reyes of CVWD, at (760)398-2661, extension 2270. Please RSVP to Terri Estupinan of
CVWD, at (760)398-2661 extension 2260.




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Paul Toor, Director of Public Works
City of Coachella




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Steve Robbins, General Manager-Chief Engineer
Coachella Valley Water District




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David K. Luker, General Manager
Desert Water Agency




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Gary Lewis, General Services Manager
Indio Water Authority


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Arden Wallum, General Manager
Mission Springs Water District