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Posted on: September 18, 2018

City of Riverside/Western Partnership Delivers More Local Water, Savings

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Riverside, Calif. – Since executing a historic agreement in 2017, the City of Riverside (City) and Western Municipal Water District (Western) have made significant strides to boost the city-wide use of local water supplies instead of more expensive import...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Turf Removal Incentive Now Available for Western Customers

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Customers of Western Municipal Water District (Western) are now eligible to participate in a rebate program that encourages sustainable landscape transformation.

  • Residential customers are eligible for up to $2 per square foot for a maximum of 1,500 square ...
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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Three Inland Empire Students Recognized for Water is Life Artwork

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Local students from Riverside County schools express water use efficiency through art

 

Riverside, CA – Three students from Lakehills Elementary School in Riverside have been recognized for exemplary artwork in Western Municipal Water Dis...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Riverside and Costa Mesa High Take Top Spots at Metropolitan Water District's 2018 Solar Cup

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More than 600 students from 38 Southland high schools competed in the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition

LAKE SKINNER, Calif.— Metropolitan Water District’s 16th annual Solar Cup™ concluded today with bo...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Western investing millions to secure region’s local, reliable water supply

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Sterling Pump Station latest in string of projects underway to “Connect the Drops”

RIVERSIDE – Western Municipal Water District is investing $75 million in infrastructure projects over the next five years to deliver a local an...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Students Across SoCal to Compete in Nation's Largest Solar-Powered Boat Competition May 18-20

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Contacts: Rebecca Kimitch, (213) 217-6450; (202) 821-5253, cellBob Muir, (213) 217-6930; (213) 324-5213, cell

May 9, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

STUDENTS FROM ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO COMPETE IN NATION’S LARGEST SOLAR-POWERED BOAT COMPETITION MAY 18-20

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Western’s Communication Efforts Receive Top Statewide Honors

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CAPIO EPIC Awards recognize the best-of-the-best in government communications

Riverside, Calif. - Western Municipal Water District (Western) received four 2018 Excellence in Public Information and Communications (EPIC) awards from the California Associatio...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Inland Empire Top Workplace Names Director of Water Resources

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Western selects Ryan Shaw to oversee progressive water resources department

Riverside, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District (Western) has named Ryan Shaw, a seasoned public-sector leader with nearly 15 years of water resource management expe...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

Local Student Artwork Highlighting the Importance of Water to be Featured in Traveling Art Exhibit

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Artwork from students in Western’s service area displayed throughout Southern California

Riverside, CA – Award-winning, local student artwork highlighting the importance of water will be on display at Western Municipal Water District (W...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Western Honored for Dedication to Transparency in Government

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2018 marks the 3rd time the District received the prestigious certification

RIVERSIDE, Ca. – “We have a strong commitment to transparency, and receiving this award for a third consecutive year is a true testament to our dedication to go...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Western’s Recycled Pipeline Project Provides a Local, Reliable Water Source

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Project saves enough potable water to serve 125 households annually

 

Riverside-Calif. –  Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors, staff and regional partners today celebrated the Meridian Recycled Water Pipeline proj...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

New Deputy General Manager Named for Inland Empire Top Workplace

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Western Municipal Water District selects longtime employee Tim Barr to lead

Riverside, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western) has named Tim Barr, a long-time Western employee with significant management expertise and nearly 30 years of p...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Western Municipal Water District’s 2018 Board of Directors Announced

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Board’s 2018 goals focus on local water reliability projects and community engagement

Riverside, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) elected 2018 Board of Directors were sworn in at the District’s ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Western Municipal Water District’s plant database makes water-wise landscaping simple

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Customers can search for more than 700 plants suitable for the Inland Empire 

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) new online plant database simplifies the headache of figuring out which water effici...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Western Municipal Water District Announces 2018 Teacher Grant Recipients

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Lois B. Krieger Water Education Grants fund Riverside County school projects

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Educators in western Riverside County representing grades K-12 received nearly $28,000 in grant funding from Western Municipal Water District (Western) to supp...

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