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Don’t Forget That Reusable Bottle With Back To School Supplies

Perris, CA (September 12, 2023) — With students back in school for the new academic year, Eastern Municipal Water District wants to remind parents to include a reusable water bottle as part of their child’s daily school supplies.

EMWD has water bottle fill stations at nearly every school in its service area, where students may easily refill their bottles with free and safe drinking water. EMWD is proud to partner with its area school districts to provide water bottle fill stations on campus.

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EMWD Recognized for Procurement Excellence

Perris, CA (September 1, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been recognized by the National Procurement Institute with its 2023 Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.

The honor goes to agencies that embrace innovation, professionalism, productivity, leadership and e-procurement.

EMWD was one of 194 agencies recognized across the United States and Canada and was one of 25 special districts that received the honor.

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EMWD Recognized for Financial Reporting

Perris, CA (August 17, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) for the 19th consecutive year has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with its Excellence in Financial Reporting award.

The award recognizes EMWD for its Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022.

The GFOA is a nonprofit organization for government finance professionals that promotes transparency by its 21,000 members.

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EMWD Protects Water Quality Through PFAS Remediation Efforts

Perris, CA (August 15, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been at the forefront of efforts to protect its customers from PFAS in groundwater supplies and has worked diligently with its partners from the federal government to find solutions and continue to bring safe and reliable service to its customers.

PFAS are per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, which are a class of chemicals resistant to heat, water and oil that have been used in consumer products. These chemicals are often found throughout the environment and pose a public health risk.


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