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MEDIA ADVISORY: EMWD to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Desalination Facility


What: Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) will host a groundbreaking event for its new Perris II Reverse Osmosis Treatment Facility on March 28, 2019, starting at 10 a.m. This will be EMWD’s third groundwater desalination facility and is funded by nearly $50 million in state and federal grant funding.

When: Thursday, March 28, 2019; 10 a.m.

Where: EMWD Desalination Complex; 29541 Murrieta Road, Menifee, CA 92586

Information: For questions, please contact EMWD Public Affairs Officer Kevin Pearson at 951-928-3777, ext. 4219, or

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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 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