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EMWD Launches Digital Wallet to Expand Online Payment Options

Perris, CA (April 18, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) customers now have additional ways to pay their water bills.

This month, EMWD debuted a new feature that allows customers to pay their bills through digital wallets, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal and Venmo. In the first week of the program, more than 500 customers used the new service to pay their bills.

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EMWD Secures Congressional Funding for Area Water Supply Projects

Perris, CA (April 5, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has secured federal funding for four major projects that will help provide greater water supply reliability to its service area in the coming years.

The funding comes from earmarks established in the Fiscal Year 2024 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which was signed into law on March 9, 2024.

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EMWD Customers Benefit From Financial Strength Backed By Upgraded Ratings

Perris, CA (March 28, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been assigned an Aa1 rating by Moody’s Investors Service, marking the second time in a week that a major rating agency has upgraded EMWD’s financial outlook.

EMWD had previously been assigned an Aa2 rating by Moody’s. The rating upgrade applies to approximately $346 million in outstanding obligations rated by Moody’s.

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EMWD Upgraded to AAA Credit Rating

Perris, CA (March 20, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD)’s commitment to financial excellence has been recognized when it received another AAA credit rating this week by one of the major rating agencies.

S&P Global Ratings (S&P), one of the three major rating agencies, raised EMWD’s long-term rating on water and wastewater revenue bonds to AAA from AA+. S&P also assigned its AAA/A-1 rating to EMWD’s Series 2024A refunding water and wastewater revenue bonds.

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EMWD Receives National Honor for Recycled Water Outreach Program

Perris, CA (March 18, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) received national recognition for its recycled water outreach and education program when it was presented with the Award of Excellence from the WateReuse Association.

This marks the third consecutive year that EMWD has received a national Award of Excellence from WateReuse, a professional organization which advocates for the advancing of laws, policies and funding to increase the use of recycled water.

The award was presented at the 2024 WateReuse Symposium in Denver.


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