Eastern Municipal Water District introduces Groundwater Reliability Plus plan

Eastern Municipal Water District introduces Groundwater Reliability Plus plan

Eastern Municipal Water District engineers, anticipating a 60 percent population increase in its 555-mile service area in the next 20 to 30 years, are continuing to find ways to increase drought-proof groundwater supplies to provide reliable potable and agricultural water for its increasing customer base. Joe Mouawad, EMWD assistant general manager, planning, engineering and construction […]

Eastern Municipal Water District announces Quail Valley sewer project

MENIFEE – After more than a decade of working with state funding agencies on behalf of local residents, Eastern Municipal Water District announced it has received funding and will soon begin construction on the first phase of a sewer system in the Quail Valley area of Menifee. Earlier this year EMWD finalized an agreement with […]

Eastern Municipal Water District begins service to county water company customers

PERRIS – Eastern Municipal Water District began providing water service to customers who have been transitioned from the now-defunct County Water Company of Riverside in a rural area of Menifee. The start of service marks the end to a yearslong process that involved the construction of a new water system in the area, the County […]

Eastern Municipal Water District honored as Recycled Water Agency of the Year

PERRIS – Eastern Municipal Water District was recognized as the Recycled Water Large Agency of the Year by the California Chapter of the WateReuse Association. The award recognizes EMWD for its comprehensive approach toward investing in its recycled water program to ensure that resources are maximized. EMWD treats approximately 45 million gallons of wastewater per […]

Eastern Municipal Water District partners with local schools to install water bottle fill stations

PERRIS – As part of its long-standing commitment to partner with local schools, Eastern Municipal Water District began installing water bottle fill stations at high schools within its service area. The water bottle fill stations are similar to drinking fountains but include an overhead filling system to easily fill reusable water bottles. EMWD actively promotes […]

EMWD Board urges end to statewide drought and emergency regulations

PERRIS – Eastern Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors has Governor Jerry Brown and the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) to declare an end the ongoing Drought State of Emergency and corresponding regulations. EMWD’s Board of Directors approved by a 4-0 vote a resolution requesting an end to the statewide drought emergency status […]

Retrofits save acres of drinking water

HEMET – The Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will be recognizing the City of Hemet for their partnership and commitment to promoting responsible water use and efficiency during times of prolonged drought-conditions at the EMWD board of directors Meeting Dec. 7. The partnership of the two agencies allowed EMWD’s nationally-recognized Accelerated Retrofit Program to fund […]

MWD approves Perris II desalter subsidy

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California approved a Local Resources Program agreement with the Eastern Municipal Water District for the Perris II Brackish Groundwater Desalter which will provide EMWD with a subsidy of $305 per acre-foot. The MWD board action Nov. 8 will provide EMWD with the $305 per acre-foot subsidy for up to […]

EMWD’s annual consumer confidence report with 2015 water quality information is now available

PERRIS – Eastern Municipal Water District has released its 2015 Consumer Confidence Report, which provides customers with useful and important information about the sources and quality of EMWD’s drinking water, as well as regulations and programs that protect public health. EMWD continued to provide customers consistently high quality drinking water throughout 2015, and met or […]

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