Eastern Municipal Water District expedites meter upgrade program

PERRIS – As part of its ongoing commitment to expand customer service options and better assist customers in monitoring their water use, Eastern Municipal Water District began expediting its meter upgrade program this month. Beginning August 2017, more than 5,000 water meters will be upgraded per month to smart meters, which will allow EMWD to […]

Eastern Municipal Water District works to preserve bees

Eastern Municipal Water District works to preserve bees

PERRIS – Have residents heard the latest buzz about Eastern Municipal Water District and the bees? EMWD, Riverside County’s largest water agency, has adopted and implemented a new policy that is protecting nature’s pollinators while ensuring safety within the community through the protection and relocation of live bees that are found at EMWD facilities or […]

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 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 […]

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