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EMWD Achieves AAA Credit Rating

Perris, CA (November 30, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has achieved a AAA credit rating by Fitch, one of the three major rating agencies, as part of its continued commitment to being strong financial stewards of public funds.

The AAA rating provides direct benefits to customers by helping EMWD secure low interest rates, which provide long-term cost savings to customers when funding infrastructure needed to provide safe and reliable water, wastewater and recycled water services.


EMWD Increases Drought Stage in Response to Regional Emergency Declarations

Perris, CA (November 18, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) Board of Directors this week urged customers who are exceeding their water budgets to eliminate wasteful practices as part of EMWD’s move into Stage 3a of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan.

The move to Stage 3a is a result of rapidly evolving drought conditions that prompted The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) to declare an emergency drought status on November 9, 2021. The State of California has also declared a drought emergency.


EMWD Board to Consider Revisions to Division Boundaries

Perris, CA (November 18, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has initiated the process to realign its Board Member divisions in response to population data from the 2020 census.

As a government-authorized Special District, EMWD provides service to nearly 900,000 customers across a 558-square mile service area that stretches from Moreno Valley to Temecula, and from the San Jacinto Valley to the Mead Valley area. Each division should represent approximately 174,000 people.

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EMWD Encourages Being Sewer Smart This Holiday Season

Perris, CA (November 10, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) encourages customers to help protect their wastewater collection system this holiday season.

With families gathering for large meals – including those such as turkey and roast beef that produce large amounts of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) – EMWD is asking its customers to be Sewer Smart and properly dispose of FOG.

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EMWD Waterfest Materials Still Available

Perris, CA (November 4, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) customers who were unable to attend the weeklong virtual Waterfest Open House are still able to view materials online.

EMWD hosted its first-ever virtual Open House on October 25-28, 2021, where customers learned about EMWD’s water supplies, investments in reliability, educational programs, conservation efforts, careers in the water industry and much more.


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