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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Western Municipal Water District Board vacancy to fill by appointment

RIVERSIDE, CA – On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the Western Municipal Water District (Western) Board of Directors voted unanimously to fill a vacancy on its Board by appointment, as provided under state law.

The Western Board vacancy was left after the tragic passing of Director Bob Stockton, who formerly served Division 1 of Western’s service area. Division 1 includes a portion of the City of Riverside located north of Highway 91 and extending to the San Bernardino County line (see map). All interested candidates must reside within the boundaries of Division 1.

Key dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 4 p.m. as the deadline for candidates to submit a letter of interest and/or resume.
  • Eligible candidates will be provided an interview opportunity to present their qualifications at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The Board may elect to schedule additional meetings if necessary.   
  • The Board intends to appoint the new Director no later than Monday, July 13, 2020.

To be eligible, candidates must live within the boundaries of Division 1 and be registered voters. A map of Division 1 is available on the Western website at or may contact Western at 951.571.7224 to confirm residency within the Division.

Letters of interest and/or resume submissions must be received by Western in hard copy format mailed or delivered to Western’s headquarters located at 14205 Meridian Parkway in Riverside, CA 92518 by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24.

The Division 1 Director’s seat will be placed on the ballot for the November 3, 2020, general election. The newly appointed Director will hold the office until the general election results are certified.

For more information, see the full public notice, visit, or contact Western’s Clerk of the Board at 951.571.7224 or


Western Municipal Water District is one of the largest public agencies in Riverside County, providing water and wastewater (sewer) services to nearly a million people, both retail and wholesale customers who live, work and play within 527-square miles in one of California’s most populous regions. Learn more:

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