EMWD is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to nearly one million people living and working within a 558-square mile service area in western Riverside County. It is California’s sixth-largest retail water agency.
EMWD provides service to retail customers located within the cities of Canyon Lake, Hemet, San Jacinto, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Perris and Temecula, as well as the unincorporated communities of French Valley, Good Hope, Homeland, Lakeview, Mead Valley, Murrieta Hot Springs, Nuevo, Romoland, Valle Vista and Winchester.
EMWD also supplies water on a wholesale basis to the Cities of Hemet, San Jacinto and Perris; Lake Hemet Municipal Water District; Nuevo Water Company; Rancho California Water District; and Western Municipal Water District.
EMWD’s potable (drinking) water supply comes from:
Imported Supplies from The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California through its Colorado River Aqueduct and its connections to the State Water Project.
Local Supplies from groundwater management and desalination efforts.
Drinking Water Service
EMWD provides drinking water service to retail customers located within the cities of Moreno Valley, Menifee, Murrieta and Temecula, and the unincorporated communities of Good Hope, Homeland, Lakeview, Mead Valley, Murrieta Hot Springs, Nuevo, Romoland, Valle Vista and Winchester.
EMWD provides wastewater services to approximately 268,000 customers within its service area and currently treats approximately 49 million gallons per day of wastewater at its four active regional water reclamation facilities through 1,813 miles of sewer pipelines.
Recycled Water Service
EMWD is widely viewed as an industry leader in recycled water and aims to use 100 percent of its recycled water supply within its 558-square mile service area. EMWD is one of the largest by-volume recyclers in the nation and one of the few agencies that achieves 100 percent beneficial reuse, a strategic objective established by its Board of Directors.
- EMWD's Recycled Water Program - English
- EMWD's Recycled Water Program - Spanish
- Benefits of Recycled Water - English
- Benefits of Recycled Water - Spanish
- Recycled Water Accelerated Retrofit Program - English
- Recycled Water Accelerated Retrofit Program - Spanish
- EMWD's Groundwater Management Program
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EMWD Construction Updates
EMWD’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a 5-year snapshot of our long-term Capital Improvement Plan document which contains all of the water treatment and delivery, wastewater collection and treatment, and recycled water distribution system capital improvements that are needed to support the buildout of existing jurisdictional General Plans throughout our service area. CIP projects are financed by developer fees, grants and municipal bonds.
This report provides highlights of completed projects from the past quarter, as well as an overview of current active projects.