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EMWD is Flush With Excitement for World Toilet Day

Press Release

Perris, CA (November 16, 2023) — Have you thanked your toilet yet today?

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is celebrating World Toilet Day on November 19 by showing its appreciation to the role the porcelain thrones play in protecting public and environmental health throughout not only our service area, but the world.

EMWD operates the region’s wastewater collection system and treats nearly 46 million gallons of wastewater each day. And a portion of that originates at hundreds of thousands of toilets throughout EMWD’s service area.

To show their appreciation for their toilets, customers should refrain from flushing prescription medications or sanitary wipes and only flush pee, poo and toilet paper.

So the next time you’re taking a few extra minutes to ponder life while on the most popular seat in your house, we hope you can show your appreciation to the role that modern sanitation systems play in protecting our region by doing your part to keep our sewer system healthy.

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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 558-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