Transparency

Hi-Desert Water District's ("HDWD" or "the District") website is committed to creating greater awareness of the District's activities and being open and accessible to the community. The Hi-Desert Water District Code consists of all regulatory, penalty, and administrative ordinances and resolutions of the Hi-Desert Water District, California. Get access to the full code.

Additional Public Records

If you are looking for public information that's not listed on the website, you may submit a Public Records Request Form in writing to:
Jennifer Poland
55439 29 Palms Highway
Yucca Valley, CA 92284
Email Jennifer Poland

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  1. Awards
  2. District Structure & Leadership
  3. Mission Statement
  4. District Services
  5. Ethics
  6. Conflict of Interest for Board Members & Employees
  7. Compliance with the Brown Act
  8. Policy Related to Handling Public Records Requests
  9. Financial Information
  10. Adoption of Reimbursement Policy of Actual & Necessary Expenses

District of DistinctionHi-Desert Water District has received awards in recognition of: 

  • Financial Reporting
  • Fiscal Management Responsibility
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Sound Practices
  • Transparency

Special District Leadership FoundationSpecial District Leadership Foundation (SDLF)

The Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) launched the biennial District Transparency Certificate of Excellence program in 2013. HDWD has received the award for all three periods that the program has been offered.

As soon as HDWD learned of the District of Distinction program, HDWD began applying for the accreditation in 2016 and has received two consecutive accreditations.

Government Finance Officers AssociationGovernment Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

HDWD has received twelve Certificates of Financial Excellence for financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).