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Customers Encouraged To Take Advantage of Turf Rebate Opportunities

Perris, CA (September 28, 2022) — As California’s ongoing drought shows no signs of letting up, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is encouraging its customers to make lasting changes by taking part in the regional turf removal rebate program.

EMWD customers are eligible for the program, which will pay them up to $3 per square foot for turf removed at their homes. The rebates are available through

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EMWD to Host Free Purified Water Replenishment Open House Event

Perris, CA (September 22, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is inviting its customers to a free Open House event on October 15, 2022, where customers can come learn about EMWD’s planned Purified Water Replenishment (PWR) program.

The event will run from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at EMWD’s main office, located at 2270 Trumble Road, Perris, CA.

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Be Ready: Preparedness is Key During an Emergency

Perris, CA (September 20, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) encourages its customers to take time this month to ensure they are ready in the event of a major emergency or natural disaster.

September is National Preparedness Month, which was established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The month offers a good reminder of the importance of being prepared for an unplanned situation such as an earthquake.

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EMWD Recognized for Excellence in Landscapes for Living Program

Perris, CA (September 1, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) was recognized this week by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for outstanding work with its Landscapes for Living program.

EMWD was recognized with an Excellence in Public Information and Communications (EPIC) Award for its Landscapes for Living microsite, earning top honors in the category. EMWD also received an Award of Distinction in the “Communications and Marking Plan – Consultant Supported” category.

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EMWD Program Awarded $10M Grant Through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Perris, CA (August 19, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has received a significant financial investment from the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) to support its Purified Water Replenishment program through the recently enacted Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden.

EMWD, which has long been one of the nation’s leading agencies in securing state and federal grants, received a $10 million appropriation for its planned project in San Jacinto, Calif.


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