Salton Sea is focus of IID’s legal challenge to Drought Contingency Plan
On the same day President Trump signed the Drought Contingency Plan into law, IID filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging violations of the California Environmental Quality Act by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.
Statement by Erik Ortega, President, Imperial Irrigation District Board of Directors, on passage of DCP legislation
“Whether the passage of this Drought Contingency Plan will improve the sustainability of the Colorado River is an open question. What we know for sure is that it is a dramatic setback for the sustainability of the Salton Sea, which makes it, in my view, the first casualty of this DCP.
IID Board President Erik Ortega statement on DCP federal legislation
Today the House Natural Resources Committee and Senate Energy Committee introduced legislation to authorize the federal Drought Contingency Plan.
Live & Recorded Meetings
Watch livestream video and audio webcasts of Board of Directors, ECAC, WCAB, public workshops and other special meetings.
History of Water in the Imperial Valley
Watch the Imperial Valley’s early water history unfold through video.
Watch IID staff and board members as they provide Salton Sea testimony at various hearings held in our state capitol.
More IID Videos
View various IID videos on the Salton Sea, energy efficiency, public workshops and more.
Events & Meetings
Apr 25Water Conservation Advisory Board Meeting
Apr 25, 2019 1:00 PM
Apr 30IID Board of Directors Meeting
Apr 30, 2019 1:00 PM
May 6Energy Consumers Advisory Committee Meeting
May 6, 2019 6:00 PM
May 7ACWA Conference, Central Coast
May 7, 2019
May 7IID Board of Directors Meeting
May 7, 2019 1:00 PM