EMWD Receives $25M Federal Authorization for South Perris Desalination Program

funding opportunity for agricultural water conservation

Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has received a $25 million authorization to support its desalination program through the recently passed Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that was signed into law in late December 2020.  The recent WRDA passage increases Federal funding support for EMWD’s South Perris Desalination Program from $25 …

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LADWP and SoCalGas Partner to Deliver 150,000 Energy and Water Efficiency Kits

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) have partnered to distribute more than 150,000 free energy and water efficiency kits to residents throughout Los Angeles. Each kit includes a water-efficient showerhead; two bathroom faucet aerators; and a kitchen faucet aerator. Customers will …

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Natural Resources Agency Awards $27.7 million in Prop. 68 Funds

The California Natural Resources Agency recently announced the award of $27.7 million in funding for projects that will expand access to the outdoors and boost recreational opportunities for communities across the state. The grants are part of the the Recreational Trails and Greenways grant program funded by the California Drought, …

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Water District Uses Sensus Smart Utility Network to Sustain Efficient Operations Through the Pandemic and Beyond

Cyclical water shortages are a challenge that Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) takes seriously. As California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, they embrace the opportunity to balance water use efficiency with meeting the needs of a diverse and growing customer base. Located in western Riverside County, California, EMWD provides water and wastewater services …

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State Water Board Approves Aquatic Toxicity Plan

The State Water Resources Control Board has approved a comprehensive plan to ensure lab testing and analysis for toxicity in waterways are completed using the same protocols and standards statewide. The plan, called the Aquatic Toxicity Provisions, makes important and targeted changes to activities at the State Water Board and …

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