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EMWD Honored by CAPIO for Media Relations Efforts

Perris, CA (May 16, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District was honored this month for its outstanding media relations efforts by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO).

EMWD was recognized with CAPIO’s Award of Distinction in the Media Event category for its Perris II Desalter Dedication event, hosted in June 2022. In conjunction with the ceremonial valve-turning to commission EMWD’s new desalination facility, EMWD hosted television, radio, print and online media entities to help educate the public about the new water supply source.

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EMWD Celebrates Drinking Water Week With Commitment to Quality

Perris, CA (May 8, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is proud to celebrate National Drinking Water Week by encouraging its customers to enjoy a glass of safe and reliable high-quality tap water.

National Drinking Water Week was established by the American Water Works Association to highlight the commitment water agencies throughout the nation make to delivering clean drinking water. The celebratory week takes place each year in May, which is also Water Awareness Month.

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EMWD Minimizes Inflationary Impacts In Proposed Rate Adjustments

Perris, CA (May 5, 2023) — As part of its longstanding commitment to deliver exceptional value to its customers, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has taken significant steps to reduce the financial impacts of record-setting inflation on its customers.

EMWD is among the leading agencies nationally in finding cost-effective solutions to deliver safe and reliable water and wastewater services to its customers that reduce the financial burden on its ratepayers.

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EMWD Celebrates Water Awareness Month

Perris, CA (May 1, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating Water Awareness Month throughout the month of May with its commitment to bring customers cost-effective water supplies while promoting sustainability.

For more than seven decades, EMWD has been steadfast in its commitment to managing our region’s water supply resources with a focus on efficiency.

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EMWD Relaxes Drought Water Use Regulations

Perris, CA (April 19, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District today announced it is moving into Stage 1 of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan after record-setting rain and snowfall throughout the state this winter helped reverse California’s historic drought conditions.

EMWD had been in Stage 3a of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan since November 2021. In Stage 3a, EMWD suspended variances for filling swimming pools and establishing new landscaping, and asked customers for a voluntary 25 percent reduction in water use.


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