Stage II Alert: Water Use Restrictions
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District has implemented Stage II of its Water Shortage Contingency Plan for emergency drought conditions, EVMWD is asking customers to help protect our future water supply by taking measures to reduce their water use.
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Maintaining Water Quality: EVMWD's Line Flushing Program
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) routinely opens fire hydrants to blast stagnated water and sediment from local water mains. The presence of fine sediment in the water system poses no public health hazard, however the accumulation of sediment may cause water to become discolored or develop an unpleasant taste and odor More...
Wildomar Area Sewer and Lift Station Improvement Project in Progress
EVMWD is scheduled to begin construction in early May through late fall on a sewer improvement project to install approximately 2,500 feet of new sewer pipeline and upgrade two lift stations. The construction work will occur along Mission Trail, a major thoroughfare between the cities of Lake Elsinore and Wildomar. (Click here for map.) Once complete, the project will increase capacity and improve the efficiency of our sewer system.
New Rate Structure for Fiscal Years 2013-2015
After many years of diligent efforts to maintain stable rates, EVMWD now faces an estimated $2.2 million increase in its costs for imported water from the Metropolitan Water District beginning July 1. The increase, which is affecting water districts across Riverside County and Southern California, necessitated increased rates for EVMWD water and wastewater customers.
EVMWD has initiated many cost-cutting measures to make the increase as minimal as possible. EVMWD has eliminated nine permanent positions and reduced its conservation budget to help offset the imported water costs by $1 million over two years. More...