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The mission of the Valley Sanitary District is to collect, treat, and reuse wastewater in a safe and cost effective manner as prescribed by state and federal law. The District is dedicated to: maintaining a high standard of operations and maintenance; forward thinking in planning for facility and operational needs, and achieving maximum cost efficiency and effectiveness. The District board and staff are dedicated to having the District be a positive asset to the community. 

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Valley Sanitary District

Notice is hereby given that a General District Election will be held in the above district on November 7, 2017 and that the offices for which candidates may be nominated for said election are as follows:

2 Directors

The qualifications for these offices required under the principal act under which the district is organized are that candidates be registered electors residing within the boundaries of the district, or division thereof. An official Declaration of Candidacy for eligible persons desiring to file for any of the elective offices is available at the office of the District Secretary, Valley Sanitary District, 45-500 Van Buren Street, Indio, CA 92201 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), or at the office of the Registrar of Voters, 2724 Gateway Drive, Riverside, CA 92507 (Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), commencing July 17, 2017. The Declaration of Candidacy must be filed in the office of the Registrar of Voters no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2017.

Appointment to each elective office will be made by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Riverside as prescribed in Elections Code § 10515 in the event there are no nominees or an insufficient number of nominees, and a petition requesting the election be held has not been presented to the officer conducting the election by 5:00 p.m. on August 16, 2017.

Dated: July 6, 2017


Registrar of Voters


Distrito de Sanitario de Valley

Por el presente se avisa que el 7 de noviembre de 2017 se llevará a cabo una Elección General del Distrito en el distrito mencionado anteriormente, y que los cargos para

2 Directores

Las calificaciones para estos cargos según requiere la ley principal sobre la cual se organiza este distrito son que los candidatos sean electores inscritos que vivan dentro de los límites del distrito, o de la división del mismo.

Las Declaraciones oficiales de Candidatura para las personas elegibles que deseen postularse para cualquiera de los cargos electivos están disponibles en la oficina del Secretario del Distrito, Distrito de Sanitario de Valley, 45-500 Van Buren Street, Indio, CA 92201 (lunes a viernes, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) o en la oficina del Registro de Votantes en 2724 Gateway Drive, Riverside, CA 92507 (lunes a viernes, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), comenzando el 17 de julio de 2017. Las Declaraciones de Candidatura deben presentarse en la oficina del Registro de Votantes a más tardar a las 5:00 p.m. el 11 de agosto de 2017.

La designación para cada cargo electivo lo hará la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Riverside, tal como se prescribe en el Código de Elecciones § 10515 en caso de que ninguna persona fue nombrada o que el número de personas nombradas sea insuficiente, y que no se haya presentado una solicitud donde se pida que se celebre la elección al funcionario que conduzca la elección a más tardar a las 5:00 p.m. el 16 de agosto de 2017.

Fechado: 6 de julio de 2017


Registro de Votantes

Press Release - 1 MegaWatt Solar PV Project Complete

Through a Power Purchase Agreement, Valley Sanitary District contracted with Solar City of San Mateo, California to provide 1 Mega Watt of PV solar power for twenty years. The Solar Project consists of 3,400 panels and will save Valley Sanitary District 40 to 50 percent of our facility energy costs.

The solar panel project is complete and operational.

VSD Solar Project Fact Sheet

Press Release - Requa Sewer Project

Indio, CA. The Valley Sanitary District (VSD) Board has awarded the contract for the Requa Sewer Project to Downing Construction Inc. of Redlands, California.  Downing Construction is a California contractor specializing in pipeline installation. 

The Requa Sewer Project consists of 4 miles of new sewer pipeline and other related utility improvements. The purpose of the project is to add capacity to the sewer system in Indio to the District’s Water Reclamation Facility and increase capacity to accommodate future development.

In preparation of breaking ground this May on the Requa Sewer Project, the Valley Sanitary District (VSD) is currently offering presentations to groups and organizations to help strategically prepare for construction.  Presentations will be tailored to each group, addressing questions about the new sewer system.   

"With construction quickly approaching, we want to assist residents, local businesses, groups, and organizations in preparing for construction while addressing any questions or misconceptions concerning the Project," said Joseph Glowitz, General Manager of VSD.  "By offering these presentations, our goal is to continue an open channel of communication and provide the community with the knowledge and tools they need to plan for construction."

The Requa Sewer Project Information HOTLINE is 760 . 238 . 5413

The project is currently 78 percent complete.

Project Update Map

Information / Infomacion

Development Design Manual released

Development Design Manual (June 2016)

The Valley Sanitary District is a full member of the Coachella Valley Regional Water Management Group.

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Contact Info

45500 Van Buren Street

Indio, California 


760 . 238 . 5400

Requa Project HOTLINE

760 . 238 . 5413

24 Hour Telephone

Sewer Overflow 

Emergencies (Nights)

760 . 238 . 5400

Valley Sanitary District