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EMWD Celebrates Water Awareness Month


Perris, CA (May 10, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating Water Awareness Month throughout May by reaffirming its commitment to providing safe and reliable water service to the nearly 1 million residents served throughout western Riverside County.

Over the past year, EMWD has provided communities a safe and reliable water supply despite a global public health crisis. This commitment has been at the forefront of EMWD’s priorities throughout its 71-year history.


Joe Mouawad Selected as EMWD General Manager

Perris, CA (April 21, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) Board of Directors today selected Joe Mouawad as EMWD’s next General Manager following a nationwide search.

Mouawad has served in various leadership roles with EMWD for the past 15 years, bringing a wealth of internal experience to his new responsibility of leading California’s sixth-largest retail water agency. Mouawad is the eighth General Manager in EMWD’s 71-year history.


EMWD to Begin Construction of Murrieta Road Pipeline Project


Perris, CA (April 14, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) began work this month on a new water transmission pipeline in Murrieta Road in the City of Menifee.

The Murrieta Road Pipeline Improvement Project will construct a 36-inch pipeline on Murrieta Road between Salt Creek and La Piedra Road. The new pipeline will support EMWD’s new groundwater desalination facility and allow EMWD to provide additional water supply reliability to the surrounding community.


EMWD Offers Payment Assistance Programs

Perris, CA (March 25, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) continues to offer payment assistance programs for customers who may be facing financial difficulties with paying their water bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

While the Governor’s Executive Order currently prohibits shutoffs for non-payment, once that order is lifted, many customers with significant balances due may be at risk of shut off. To help customers manage outstanding balances, EMWD offers a range of programs to assist customers in becoming current on their bills including:


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