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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Western Water Launches Groundwater Storage Program

Western Water Launches Groundwater Storage Program

Beneath Our Feet: The Key to Water Security When It’s Dry Above

RIVERSIDE, CA – Capitalizing on wet weather while preparing for the next dry period, Western Municipal Water District&...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Western Water Celebrates Top Workplace Recognition

WESTERN WATER CELEBRATES TOP WORKPLACE RECOGNITION

RIVERSIDE, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) has been named a 2023 Inland Empire Top Workplace by the Press Enterprise. The distinction is derived exclusively from employee in...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Western Water Board Confirms Leadership Team for 2024

WESTERN WATER BOARD CONFIRMS LEADERSHIP TEAM FOR 2024,EMPHASIZING STRATEGIC VISION AND COMMUNITY COMMITMENT

 

RIVERSIDE, CA – On Jan. 3, 2024, Western Municipal Water District’s (Western Water) Board of Directors voted to retain Director Mike Gardn...

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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Western Water achieves "Positive Outlook" credit rating from Standard & Poor's

In September, Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) received a “positive outlook” to its AA+ credit rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P), one of the country’s top credit rating agencies, thanks to ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2023

Western Water opens applications for 2023-2024 water project grants for educators

Western Water opens applications for 2023-2024 water project grants for educators in western Riverside County 

(RIVERSIDE, CA) – Applications are now open for Western Municipal Water District’s (Western Water) annual L...

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Posted on: July 3, 2023

California’s Water Supply Needs Must Be Resolved Through Statewide Infrastructure Investments

Opinion: California’s Water Supply Needs Must Be Resolved Through Statewide Infrastructure Investments

  

Though summer months have arrived, it’s too soon to forget that a multi-year, near disastrous drought left Califo...

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

Successful Groundbreaking Ceremony for Santa Ana River Enhanced Recharge Phase 1B

Successful Groundbreaking Ceremony for Santa Ana River Enhanced Recharge Phase 1B Marks Milestone in Water Supply and Environmental Preservation

 

[Highland, CA], [June 13, 2023] – Over  30 years in the making, regional agencies celebrated...

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Encouraging youth engagement in water education, local student water is life art contest winners

RIVERSIDE, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) celebrated the artistic talents of nine students from Riverside County schools at a special event dedicated to honoring their award-winning artwork.

"Inspiring water-wise commu...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Western Water rolls back drought restrictions - Continues to encourage a culture of water efficiency

RIVERSIDE, CA – After a record-breaking wet winter, Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) rolled back drought restrictions due to significantly improved water supply conditions across the state during their Board meeting on May 17, 20...

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Posted on: April 20, 2023

Western Water receives the highest honor for financial excellence

Western Water receives the highest honor for financial excellence

Marking the 8th year of prestigious budget awards

RIVERSIDE, CA –Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) is proud to have been awarded two prestigious budget award...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Western Water makes waves with record-breaking grant funding for water delivery enhancements

Western Water makes waveswith record-breaking grant fundingfor water delivery enhancements

RIVERSIDE, CA — Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) has received eight new grants totaling $23.4 million in 2023. Combined with its 2022 award...

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Posted on: March 31, 2023

Western Water Rolls Out New Look

WESTERN WATER ROLLS OUT NEW LOOK

Updated logo reflects service-driven focus andenhanced engagement with the community

Riverside, CA - Along with the change in seasons and the emergence of Spring, Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) is revealing...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

CA Water for All Coalition Urges Policymakers to Address Water Supply Challenges

CA Water for All Coalition Urges Policymakers to Address Water Supply Challenges Through Collaborative Legislative Solutions

Sacramento, CA – Despite heavy precipitationCalifornia continues to face long-term water sup...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Western Municipal Water District announces 2023 board leadership

RIVERSIDE, CA – Western Municipal Water District’s (Western Water) Board of Directors voted to appoint Director Mike Gardner to serve as the 2023 board president and Director Laura Roughton to serve as board vice president.   

“W...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Metropolitan dedicates Lake Mathews reservoir facilities in honor of former board directors

RIVERSIDE, Calif. –In honor of their contributions to advancing water reliability in Southern California, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California today named two facilities at Lake Mathews in memory of former board Directors Lois ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Western Water’s regional water supply enhancements receive recognition across the Southwest U.S.

Pictured: Western Water’s Board of Directors and Executive Staff members recognize their water quali

RIVERSIDE, CA – The Southwest Membrane Operator Association (SWMOA) has recognized Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) for outstanding operations at the Arlington Desalter plant with two awards of distinction.  

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Posted on: December 9, 2022

Western Water celebrates re-elected board members

RIVERSIDE, CA – On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) celebrated the re-election of four Board members.

Re-elected to the Division 1 Director’s seat is long-time Riverside resident Mike Gardner. Director...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Western supports commitment to reducing demands on Colorado River

Calls on federal government for long-term water supply solutions

Recognizing that a reliable water supply is critical to all economies and communities relying on the drought-stricken Colorado River, Western Municipal Water District (Western) joins more tha...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Western invests $725k in programs to transform thirsty turf into drought-friendly landscaping

RIVERSIDE, CA – Residential and commercial businesses served by the Western Municipal Water District (Western) can now tap into increased funding to reduce outdoor water use and comply with evolving State regulations banning non-essential turf. ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Western celebrates water industry professionals across California

RIVERSIDE, CA – Two significant opportunities to celebrate the outstanding contributions of Western Municipal Water District (Western) employees come together this week with the designation of Water Professionals Appreciation Week and Customer S...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Western honored for outstanding communications programs

RIVERSIDE, CA – At three separate awards ceremonies, Western Municipal Water District (Western) received state, national and international recognition for excellence in communications from prominent organizations for its 2021 rate adjustment community eng...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Local Water Agencies Support the Governor’s California Water Supply Strategy and Stand by to Invest

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CALIF. – Four water agencies in Riverside County acknowledge Governor Gavin Newsom’s latest strategy for combatting the ongoing effects of drought throughout California with funding for water reliability proj...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Water Agencies Applaud Governor Newsom’s New Water Supply Strategy

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Governor Newsom announced a new water supply strategy focusing on accelerated infrastructure projects that would better prepare the State for perpetual years of drought and address the ongoing water supply crisis.

The&...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Water agencies celebrate more than five decades of successful groundwater management

Agencies call on State to expand drought solutions 

 

As California experiences another year of drought and extreme heat, residents and businesses may be asking how their communities ensure they have enough water for today and into the fut...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Western encourages customers to learn about the Delta Conveyance Water Project

RIVERSIDE, CA – As California faces a historic water supply crisis on a level never seen before, Governor Newsom released an updated proposal to modernize the water delivery infrastructure in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Delta) to improve the flow of...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Inland Water Managers Emphasize Need for Long-Term Approach to Managing State Water Resources

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Mayor Patricia Lock Dawson, Inland Water Managers Emphasize Need for Long-Term Approach to Managing State Water Resources

Local leaders dialogue with Wade Crowfoot, Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The statewide dr...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Western celebrates continuous excellence in providing safe, reliable, high-quality water

RIVERSIDE, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western) is pleased to announce the release of its 2021 Consumer Confidence Report. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water (DDW) r...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Water agencies call on State to address long-term water supply crisis

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SACRAMENTO, CA – California is in the middle of a historic water supply crisis never seen before, impacting the economy, every region across the state, jobs, critical industries, food security, and all Californians. As the State responds to manag...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Western commemorates Special Districts Week, celebrates National Public Works Week

RIVERSIDE, CA – During its May 18 Board meeting, the Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors adopted Resolution 3225 to support the statewide effort led by the California Special Districts Association (CSDA) to educate California res...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Western urges customers to save water as other communities face mandatory cuts

RIVERSIDE, CA – As of Wednesday, April 27, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is requiring that more than 6 million people in parts of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties—who rely on state water from n...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Western enters into historic agreement to enhance regional water quality and supply

RIVERSIDE, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western) recently announced the approval of an agreement that will provide a connection to imported water for the Rubidoux Community Services District (Rubidoux) in partnership with four other regional wat...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Western Municipal Water District responds to the State's executive order on drought

RIVERSIDE, CA – After a series of early storms this winter, California has experienced the driest first three months of a year in the state's recorded history. With 93% of the state now falling under Severe Drought conditions, the Gover...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Western awards more than $7,000 to local classrooms for water education

RIVERSIDE – Western Municipal Water District (Western) has announced the recipients of this year’s Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educators program. The well-known program has attracted teachers from Riverside County for more...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Western Municipal Water District advances sustainable energy project

RIVERSIDE – Western Municipal Water District (Western) is pleased to announce the award of $2.4 million from the California Public Utilities Commission Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) for a sustainable energy redundancy project at the M...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Inland Empire says, “Keep It Up IE”: New partnership leads in drought status communication

drought it's back but you know what to do

RIVERSIDE, CA—As this season gears up to be one of the warmest and driest in recent memory, millions of Californians are reacquainting themselves with the trappings of summer: sunscreen, sunny mornings, and drought. 

Intentional or not, ...

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