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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.

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EMWD’s Patrick the Poo Recognized for Educational Excellence

EMWD’s Patrick the Poo Mascot Recognized for Educational Excellence

Perris, CA (February 15, 2023) — Eastern Municipal Water District’s (EMWD) beloved wastewater mascot, Patrick the Poo, was honored this week with the 2022 National Environmental Achievement Award by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for excellence in public information and education. EMWD received the award at NACWA’s 2023 conference in Sonoma on February 14, 2023.

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EMWD Employees Proudly Give Back to the Community


Perris, CA (December 20, 2022) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) employees this holiday season are continuing their year-long commitment to giving back to their community through charity work and donations.

EMWD employees donate to a wide range of causes throughout the year, including through automatic payroll deductions to local and industry efforts. The largest single donation effort in 2022 was Water For People, which helps disadvantaged communities throughout the world receive the infrastructure necessary to provide safe water and sanitation services.

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Our Employees Are What Make EMWD Special

EMWD Laboratory worker Eric Morales

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is grateful for the men and women who help provide water, wastewater and recycled water services to our communities each day.

As Water Professionals Appreciation Week takes place from October 1-9, 2022, EMWD is proud to celebrate our more than 600 dedicated employees who help provide services for the nearly one million customers who count on us each day.