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EMWD is Flush With Excitement for World Toilet Day

Perris, CA (November 16, 2023) — Have you thanked your toilet yet today?

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating World Toilet Day on November 19 by showing its appreciation to the role the porcelain thrones play in protecting public and environmental health throughout not only our service area, but the world.

EMWD operates the region’s wastewater collection system and treats nearly 46 million gallons of wastewater each day. And a portion of that originates at hundreds of thousands of toilets throughout EMWD’s service area.

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EMWD Honored for Creative Outreach Programs

Perris, CA (November 13, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) this month was recognized for its innovative approach to communicating with its customers, stakeholders and employees by the Public Relations Society of America’s Inland Empire chapter.

EMWD received three awards at the organization’s annual awards ceremony on November 2, 2023. The Inland Empire chapter includes Riverside and San Bernardino Counties and the awards highlight the highest standards of performance for public relations tactics and programs.

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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.