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Who We Are


Who We Are

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to more than 850,000 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.”

EMWD provides service to retail customers located within the cities of Canyon Lake, Hemet, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Perris, San Jacinto, 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, Perris, and San Jacinto; Lake Hemet Municipal Water District; Nuevo Water Company; Rancho California Water District; and Western Municipal Water District.

With 70 years of experience, the board members and staff of EMWD are proud, confident and ready for the future.

Use of EMWD Facilities

In response to public health recommendations surrounding the outbreak and spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), EMWD has suspended use of its facilities for outside groups until further notice.

EMWD allows community groups or organizations, which benefit the communities we serve, to utilize EMWD facilities.

The EMWD Facility Use Agreement Form has been developed to protect EMWD from risk exposure and incurred expenses to its rate payers.

To request use of an EMWD facility, please contact EMWD’s Public and Governmental Affairs department at 951-928-3777, ext. 3430 or complete and submit the form via email.



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