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Utilities Department

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Address: 53462 Enterprise Way, Coachella, CA 92236

Phone: (760) 501-8100

Fax: (760) 398-1630

Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Thursday (Closed Every Friday)

After hours:
Requests made after 6:00 p.m. are subject to an after-hour fee.

Water Standby:
(760) 578-7098 for broken water mains and emergency service calls.

Wastewater Sewer Standby:
(760) 625-6781 for sewer overflows and emergency service calls.


The Coachella Water Authority and Sanitary District oversees the maintenance, operation and treatment of water distribution and wastewater collection. Additionally, they focus on the environmental compliance issues relating to water quality, pretreatment, stormwater, documentation of illegal hazardous waste disposal and NPDES permits.



To deliver value to our customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water services.

Sanitary Sewer:
Protect public health and the environment by providing effective and efficient wastewater collection, maintenance and treatment of sanitary waste water.

Source Control (Environmental Compliance):
Plans, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and reviews environmental programs, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program, Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program (IPP), Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) program, and other environmental programs to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local environmental laws and regulations related to water quality, urban runoff, stormwater systems, wastewater management, and other related environmental issues.



Berlinda Blackburn
Environmental Compliance Manager


  • Water Conservation
  • Source Control



Richard Perez
Water Superintendent


  • Water Pumping
  • Water Treatment
  • Water Distribution



Jerry Jimenez
Sanitary Sewer Superintendent


  • Sewer Line Maintenance
  • Sewer Lift Station Maintenance
  • Sewer Treatment & WWTP Maintenance



Cástulo R. Estrada
Utilities Manager



 Castulo R. Estrada

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