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EMWD Honored With Achievement in Procurement Award

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Perris, CA (September 5, 2019) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) was honored for the sixth consecutive year with the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award by the National Procurement Institute.

The award recognizes public agencies that are industry leaders in their processes for purchasing goods and services.

This marks the 10th time EMWD has received the award, including annually since 2014.

Among the items EMWD is responsible for purchasing procuring are goods, materials, equipment, fuel, fleet vehicles, chemicals, engineering services, service agreements, company uniforms and other professional services. These purchases assist EMWD in providing value to customers by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water, wastewater and recycled water services.

“We are honored to again be recognized by the National Procurement Institute for our role in being an industry leader in the procurement process,” EMWD President Ron Sullivan said. “Our Purchasing and Contracts team continually demonstrates a commitment toward fiscal responsibility with ratepayer funds to ensure we are procuring services in a cost-efficient manner.”

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Eastern Municipal Water District is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to approximately 827,000 people living and working within a 555-square mile service area in western Riverside County. It is California’s sixth-largest retail water agency and its mission is “To deliver value to our diverse customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water, wastewater and recycled water services.” More information can be found at www.emwd.org.

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