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EMWD Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting


Perris, CA (August 4, 2021) — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), marking the 17th consecutive year that EMWD has earned the distinction.

EMWD received the Certificate of Achievement for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

The Government Finance Officers Association is a 21,000-member nonprofit organization for government finance professionals.

“EMWD is committed to being responsible stewards of public funds and doing so in a transparent manner,” EMWD Board President Phil Paule said. “We sincerely appreciate this honor by the GFOA in recognizing those efforts.”

EMWD’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports are available online at

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Eastern Municipal Water District is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to nearly one million 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.”
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