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EMWD Dedicates Third Desalination Facility

Perris, CA (June 23, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) today celebrated the opening of its new groundwater desalination facility, which will provide additional local water supply reliability to its service area for future generations.

The Perris II Desalination Facility is EMWD’s third groundwater desalter and will provide enough water for more than 15,000 households each year through its reverse osmosis treatment process. The facility is located in Menifee, adjacent to the existing Menifee I and Perris I desalters.

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EMWD Publishes Annual Water Quality Report

Perris, CA (June 15, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has released its annual Consumer Confidence Report, which provides science-based information about EMWD’s water quality and sources from the 2021 calendar year.

EMWD has again met and surpassed all state and federal drinking water standards set forth by the State Water Resources Control Board and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

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EMWD Maintains Commitment to Workplace Safety


Perris, CA (June 2, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating National Safety Month by reaffirming its commitment to being an industry leader in workplace safety for the benefit of its employees and the community.

National Safety Month was developed by the National Safety Council, a non-profit safety advocacy organization that works to promote workplace safety.

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Area Teams Secure Solar Cup Victories

Perris, CA (June 2, 2022) — Two local high schools were recognized as winning teams as part of the 2022 Solar Cup virtual competition hosted by The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD).

West Valley High School in Hemet received first-place honors for the “OnShape Challenge” and San Jacinto Valley Academy won the “Electronics Challenge” categories, respectively.

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Riverside County Provides ARPA Funding for Trio of EMWD Projects

Perris, CA (May 23, 2022) — The Riverside County Board of Supervisors recently approved more than $10.5 million in federal funding for three Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) projects that will improve water and wastewater services in the region.

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the funding expenditure, which was backed by County Supervisor Chuck Washington. All three projects are in District 3, which Washington represents.

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding will help support the following projects by EMWD:


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