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Mission Statement

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. 


    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT there is a vacancy on the


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN THAT appointment will be made as prescribed by Government Code § 1780 by the Board of Directors of said district.

The position to be filled is a 4-year term ending December 3, 2022. 

Applications are due by January 16, 2019

Potential interviews for applicants will be held January 17, 2019

Notice of Vacancy       Board Vacancy Application

in Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Director Merritt Wiseman, of the District Board of Directors.

Merritt had served on the District Board for many years, and was a strong advocate for the District, staff, and our mission.

He was also extremely active in numerous civic organizations, such as Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, United Way, Volunteers in Medicine, Elks, Southwest Arts Festival, and many more.

Please join me is offering our condolences to Barbara and his family.

Details of services and District events will follow.

Joseph Glowitz

General Manager

District closure

The District will be closed on Monday & Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

The District will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of New Years Day.

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

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Contact Info

Next Board Meeting

December 11, 2018

45500 Van Buren Street

Indio, California 


760 . 238 . 5400

24 Hour Telephone

Sewer Overflow 


760 . 238 . 5400

Valley Sanitary District