Notes from the General Manager

“Water Wise with WaterSmart”

Posted on Jun 11th, 2020

By Don Zdeba There is a quote attributed to renowned management theorist Peter Drucker to the effect that “what gets measured gets managed.”…

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“Waste Not, Want Not”

Posted on Mar 11th, 2020

By Don Zdeba “There is a thin line between using water and wasting water.” The idiom, “Waste Not, Want Not” means if you use a…

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“It’s Always Something”

Posted on Dec 17th, 2019

By Don Zdeba “It’s always something” are words Gilda Radner made famous with her character of Roseanne Roseannadanna on Saturday Night Live…

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“I Feel the Earth Move”

Posted on Sep 12th, 2019

By Don Zdeba “I Feel the Earth Move” is a song written and recorded by Carole King. Carole felt it move for a different reason (“I feel my…

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“Happy New (Fiscal) Year”

Posted on Jun 17th, 2019

By Don Zdeba July 1st begins a new fiscal year for Indian Wells Valley Water District making this a perfect opportunity to provide an update on…

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“Going Down the Rabbit Hole”

Posted on Mar 15th, 2019

By Don Zdeba Alice: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" Cheshire Cat: "That depends a good deal on where you want…

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“The Shape of (the) Water (District)”

Posted on Dec 11th, 2018

By Don Zdeba Playing off the title of the Academy Award winning film, “The Shape of Water,” I would like to take this opportunity to share…

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“IWVGA Fee Impacts IWVWD Customers”

Posted on Aug 17th, 2018

By Don Zdeba At its July 19th meeting, the Board of the Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority (IWVGA) voted to approve Ordinance 02-18…

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“The Times They Are a-Changin’”

Posted on Jun 7th, 2018

By Don Zdeba When it comes to the topic of water in California, the title of the Bob Dylan song, “The Times They Are a-Changin’” certainly…

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“Progressing Toward a Groundwater Sustainability Plan”

Posted on Dec 15th, 2017

By Don Zdeba As we prepare to close the books on 2017 and look forward to a new year, I would like to reflect on some significant events that…

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