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EMWD Encourages Emergency Preparedness

Perris, CA (September 19, 2019) — September is National Preparedness Month and Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) urges its customers to be prepared in the event of an emergency that may result in a significant water service interruption.

In the event of an outage, EMWD crews will work to quickly and safely restore water service. However, a large earthquake or other disaster could result in extended outages that would require customers to have supplies on hand to meet their basic needs.

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EMWD Honored With Achievement in Procurement Award

Perris, CA (September 5, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) was honored for the sixth consecutive year with the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award by the National Procurement Institute.

The award recognizes public agencies that are industry leaders in their processes for purchasing goods and services.

This marks the 10th time EMWD has received the award, including annually since 2014.

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EMWD Helps Students Stay Hydrated As Classes Begin

Perris, CA (August 26, 2019) — As students across the region begin going back to school this month, it’s a good time to make sure their back-to-school supplies include a reusable water bottle.

This fall, EMWD will complete work on installing water bottle fill stations at every school within EMWD’s service area that has requested one. These stations allow students and teachers to easily refill water bottles and stay hydrated with safe and reliable tap water.

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EMWD Releases 2018 Water Quality Report

Perris, CA (June 20, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has released its 2018 Consumer Confidence Report, which provides customers information about water quality and sources of their drinking water supplies.

EMWD has again surpassed every federal and state drinking water standard, as set forth by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Division of Drinking Water and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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EMWD Hosts Traveling Student Art Exhibit

Perris, CA (May 30, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is hosting a student artwork exhibit from June 4-11, 2019, which includes three dozen award winning pieces from throughout Southern California.

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Local Solar Cup Teams Make Waves at Annual Competition

Perris, CA (May 23, 2019) — Teams sponsored by Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) and Rancho California Water District (RCWD) utilized the power of the sun, water education, and teamwork at the annual Solar Cup competition at Lake Skinner May 17-19, 2019.

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EMWD Completes Shift to Smart Metering Technology

Perris, CA (May 9, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has completed the installation of smart meters at all residential properties within its service area, allowing EMWD to provide further resources to its customers to better monitor their water usage.

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EMWD Celebrates Groundbreaking of Perris II Desalter

Perris, CA (March 28, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) today celebrated the groundbreaking of its Perris II Reverse Osmosis Treatment Facility, which received nearly $50 million in grant funding to expand EMWD’s groundwater desalination program.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: EMWD to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Desalination Facility

What: Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will host a groundbreaking event for its new Perris II Reverse Osmosis Treatment Facility on March 28, 2019, starting at 10 a.m. This will be EMWD’s third groundwater desalination facility and is funded by nearly $50 million in state and federal grant funding.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019; 10 a.m.

Where: EMWD Desalination Complex; 29541 Murrieta Road, Menifee, CA 92586

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EMWD Poster Contest Voting Now Open

Perris, CA (March 12, 2019) — Each year, Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) Education Program sponsors a poster contest for grade school students within its service area and the winners are submitted for consideration to be included in The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) annual Water Is Life calendar.

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EMWD Completes Lead Testing at Public Schools

Perris, CA (March 7, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has completed lead testing at all public schools within its service area and all schools are in compliance with public health standards set by the California Department of Drinking Water (DDW).

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EMWD Co-Sponsors Legislation as Part of Package to Promote Tax-Free Solution to Safe Drinking Water Needs

Perris, CA (February 28, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), along with the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) and Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), has introduced legislation that is part of a dual-approach to address safe drinking water needs of Californians.

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EMWD’s Groundwater Reliability Plus Initiative Boasts Sound Planning and Appropriate Investment

Perris, CA (February 20, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is proud to continue its investments in groundwater quality and sustainability through its Groundwater Reliability Plus (GWR Plus) initiative. GWR Plus is a comprehensive approach to groundwater management with the goal of continually improving the quality and quantity of water in our local groundwater basins.

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EMWD Board Elects Ronald Sullivan as President

Perris, CA (January 16, 2019) — Ronald Sullivan, who represents the Perris and Menifee area, was selected as the new President of Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) Board of Directors on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

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EMWD Announces 2018 Water Champion Award Recipient

Perris, CA (November 21, 2018) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) today announced that Assemblywoman Anna Caballero was selected for its 2018 Water Champion Award in recognition of her efforts to address governance of failing water systems throughout California.

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