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EMWD Awarded for Desalination Program Leadership

Perris, CA (February 9, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District was recognized this week by CalDesal with its inaugural Institutional Achievement Award for its efforts to promote water desalination as a safe, sustainable and reliable water supply source.

Cal Desal is an industry organization committed to advancing ocean and groundwater desalination as a viable resource to ensure a sustainable water future for communities throughout California.

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EMWD Celebrates World Wetlands Day

Perris, CA (February 2, 2024) — As part of its ongoing commitment to being a partner to the environment, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is proud to celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2.

EMWD operates a man-made Wetlands facility at its San Jacinto Valley Regional Water Reclamation Facility. The facility hosts public birding tours and is the home to EMWD’s nationally-recognized education program, which hosts regular field trips at the facility for students in EMWD’s service area.

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I Spy: A Water Saving Piece of Art

Perris, CA (December 27, 2023) — A local elementary school student knows the importance of doing investigative work to find a water-wasting leak.

Brixton Rael, a third-grader at Calvary Chapel School in Moreno Valley, was recently honored by having his artwork included in the annual 2024 “Being Water Wise Is…” calendar, presented by The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and its member agencies, including Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD).

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Collaborative Approach Among Four Public Agencies Ensures Sustainability for Groundwater Supplies

Perris, CA (December 19, 2023) — For the past decade, the Hemet-San Jacinto Watermaster has been a critical administrator of a regional effort to create long-term groundwater sustainability throughout the San Jacinto Valley.

The Watermaster is comprised of representatives from the four public agencies that rely on the San Jacinto Groundwater Basin – Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), Lake Hemet Municipal Water District (Lake Hemet), and the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto. Private groundwater producers are also represented on its Board of Directors.

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EMWD is Flush With Excitement for World Toilet Day

Perris, CA (November 16, 2023) — Have you thanked your toilet yet today?

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating World Toilet Day on November 19 by showing its appreciation to the role the porcelain thrones play in protecting public and environmental health throughout not only our service area, but the world.

EMWD operates the region’s wastewater collection system and treats nearly 46 million gallons of wastewater each day. And a portion of that originates at hundreds of thousands of toilets throughout EMWD’s service area.


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