EMWD approves new director division boundaries

Every years the Eastern Municipal Water District adjusts the boundaries of its director divisions to account for population changes recorded in the decennial census. The new boundaries based on the 2020 census were approved on a 5-0 EMWD board vote Wednesday, Feb. 16.The new director division boundaries move the northwest boundary of Division 2 up to Clinton Keith Road while removing that area from Division 1, update Division 3 to reflect the city of Hemet boundary, move a portion of the city of Perris from Division 4 to Division 1, and move a portion of the southern boundary of Cactus Boulevard in Division 5.The 2010 census counted 754,863 people within the EMWD boundaries. The 2020 census had a population of 870,579. The population grew by 24.0% in Division 1 which includes Frenc
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