LAKE ELSINORE – Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District has received a $125,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency toward the development of a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
FEMA’s Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program provides funding assistance for states, tribal governments, territories and local communities to implement natural hazard mitigation programs. These programs help agencies like EVMWD to reduce the vulnerability of their communities, promote public safety and rapidly recover from any natural disasters.
“We are grateful to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their support in this important project,” Greg Thomas, general manager at EVMWD, said. “The hazard mitigation plan will allow us to proactively reduce the risks posed by natural dis