Serving the community is of utmost importance, however, due to the financial effects caused by COVID-19, we are unable to process unsolicited requests for funding at this time. In addition, the Local Entity grant application process is currently closed.

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Safe Drinking Water Act

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Due to the federal and state Safe Drinking Water Acts, IID water users who receive service canal water at their homes or businesses must have an alternate source of water for drinking and cooking purposes (California Health and Safety Code Section 116275(s)). Water users that fail to maintain this alternative water delivery service will be disconnected from the canal water system and held responsible for all costs associated with the termination process.

If you are not currently receiving water from one of the State Water Resources Control Board - Division of Drinking Water Approved Providers, a municipal (city) water system, or a private permitted water system (not a point-of-entry filtration system), you must arrange to have water delivered to your home or business by an Approved Provider or your domestic canal water connection will be terminated.

SWRCB - DDW Approved Providers:

Through much effort and customer participation IID has achieved the goals outlined in its Compliance Agreement with the California Department of Public Health to satisfy state and federal Safe Drinking Water Act regulations. IID monitors all service pipe connections to ensure compliance with the alternative water delivery service requirement, and reports on its efforts annually to CDPH.

Please contact IID at 1-760-339-9191 if you have any other questions regarding your domestic canal water connection.

Did you know that IID offers financial assistance to help with delivery costs of drinking water to qualifying small acreage pipe customers?

Under IID’s Water Delivery Assistance Program, the district will help pay for the monthly costs of water delivery services to a customer’s home.

In order to take advantage of this program, you must also be enrolled in IID’s Residential Energy Assistance Program, which provides qualified customers a discount on their electric bill. The income qualifications for both programs are as follows:

Maximum Household Income (Effective as of Jan. 1, 2020)
No. in Household Combined Annual Household Income
1-2  $33,820
3 $42,660
4  $51,500
5  $60,340
Each Additional Person  $8,840

If you are a small acreage pipe account customer and currently receiving the REAP electric discount, IID encourages you to apply for the Water Delivery Assistance Program. To apply, please call us at 1-760-339-9191.

For more information on the REAP energy assistance program, please visit

Drinking Water Compliance Program Fact Sheet [PDF]
2019 IID SDWA Compliance Report [PDF]
SDWA Compliance Certification Checklist [PDF] 

For past SDWA compliance reports, please visit the SDWA section of the IID water library.

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