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EMWD Celebrates Efficiency During Smart Irrigation Month

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Perris, CA (July 6, 2023) — July is Smart Irrigation Month, and Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating by encouraging customers to be efficient with their outdoor watering.

As the weather gets hot through the summer months, being efficient and irrigating properly becomes even more important to help use water wisely while giving your plants the water they need to thrive in the heat.

Some steps that customers may take to be smart irrigators this month:

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Enjoy a Glass of EMWD Tap Water for National Hydration Day


Perris, CA (June 23, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) encourages its customers to celebrate National Hydration Day by enjoying a delicious glass of high-quality tap water, at a fraction of the price of bottled water.

National Hydration Day takes place each year on June 23 as a reminder to remain hydrated to avoid dehydration, heat stroke and other heat-related issues.

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EMWD Honored by CAPIO for Media Relations Efforts

Perris, CA (May 16, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District was honored this month for its outstanding media relations efforts by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO).

EMWD was recognized with CAPIO’s Award of Distinction in the Media Event category for its Perris II Desalter Dedication event, hosted in June 2022. In conjunction with the ceremonial valve-turning to commission EMWD’s new desalination facility, EMWD hosted television, radio, print and online media entities to help educate the public about the new water supply source.

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EMWD Minimizes Inflationary Impacts In Proposed Rate Adjustments

Perris, CA (May 5, 2023) — As part of its longstanding commitment to deliver exceptional value to its customers, Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has taken significant steps to reduce the financial impacts of record-setting inflation on its customers.

EMWD is among the leading agencies nationally in finding cost-effective solutions to deliver safe and reliable water and wastewater services to its customers that reduce the financial burden on its ratepayers.

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EMWD Releases Annual Report Highlighting Organizational Successes

Perris, CA (March 15, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District today released its first-ever annual report, highlighting its 2022 accomplishments in providing services to its nearly 1 million customers throughout western Riverside County.

The 2022 Year In Review provides EMWD customers and stakeholders a look at the highlights from a year in which EMWD achieved historical milestones in its nearly 75-year commitment to deliver safe, environmentally sustainable and industry-leading services to the nearly 1 million customers who depend on it.