FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 25, 2020
Contact: Beverli A. Marshall, CSDM
Valley Sanitary District 45-500 Van Buren Street Indio, CA 92201
VSD Board of Directors Proclaims State of Emergency
Indio, CA — The Valley Sanitary District (VSD) Board of Directors adopted an Emergency Proclamation
regarding the COVID-19 Virus. Should it become necessary, this will enable VSD to request mutual
aid and be eligible for emergency funding.
Sewer collection and treatment operations are proceeding as usual. Staff continues to monitor the
situation and will modify procedures as necessary to ensure the safety of its staff and the public.
VSD’s lobby and dump pad remain closed to the public until further notice.
“VSD takes the COVID-19 situation very seriously and is taking all precautions to ensure that the
public is protected from sewer spills or overflows,” said, Beverli A. Marshall, CSDM, General
Manager. “VSD’s primary goal at this time is to protect staff and the public.”