The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians believes that protecting water should be a central objective for the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water Agency. In fact, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the United States Department of Interior have been writing letters calling attention to the matter for years. For correspondence from the Agua Caliente to the water districts
Unfortunately, these water districts have failed to properly and prudently manage the quantity, quality and future availability of water in the Coachella Valley, and that failure threatens the future of all of the Valley's residents.
The unfortunate record of mismanagement by the water districts is what compelled the Tribe to take action to stop continued water degradation and to protect the water supply for everyone in the Coachella Valley. Click here for the legal federal court filing.