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Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians Honored with EMWD Water Champion Award

Perris, CA (May 15, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) recognized the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians (Soboba) today with its Water Champion Award.

EMWD’s Water Champion Award is presented to individuals or organizations who show exemplary service in helping EMWD achieve its mission to deliver value to its diverse customers and the communities it serves by providing safe, reliable, economical, and environmentally sustainable water, wastewater and recycled water service.

The award was presented at EMWD’s Board of Directors meeting.

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Tap Water Highlighted During Water Awareness Month Events

Perris, CA (May 1, 2024) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating its commitment to delivering safe and reliable water service throughout the month of May in honor of Water Awareness Month.

As part of its service to providing clean drinking water to nearly 1 million people throughout western Riverside and northern San Diego Counties, EMWD will host several special events that are designed to educate the community about EMWD’s water supplies.

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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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