LAKE ELSINORE, CA. — Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) proudly announces the election of Director Harvey Ryan to the Association of California Water Agency’s (ACWA) Region 9 Board for the 2024-2025 term. This prestigious appointment follows ACWA’s recent board officer and regional election results.
ACWA, the nation’s largest coalition of public water agencies, represents over 460 public agency members who collectively deliver 90% of California’s water to cities, farms, and businesses. ACWA is committed to supporting efficient water service through local agencies, sharing technical expertise, shaping water policy, advocating for legislation, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.
Director Harvey Ryan joins a distinguished group on the ACWA Region 9 Board for 2024-2025, alongside other distinguished members: Chair, G. Patrick O’Dowd, Salton Sea Authority; Vice Chair, Carol Lee Gonzales-Brady, Rancho California Water District; James Morales, Jr, East Valley Water District; and Paul Ortega, Desert Water District.
Having been an active member of ACWA Region 9 since 2012, most recently serving as the Region 9 Chair for the 2022-2023 term, and other leadership positions. Director Ryan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role. He will participate in regional membership meetings, engage in program planning and regional activities, promote involvement in ACWA’s Outreach Program, and serve as an alternate for the chair or vice chair if required.
Director Harvey Ryan expressed his gratitude, stating,” I’m deeply honored to join the ACWA Region 9 Board for 2024-2025. Working with these dedicated water professionals is a privilege, and I’m excited to contribute to ACWA’s mission in solving California’s water industry issues and ensuring the efficient and sustainable delivery of water to our communities.”
EVMWD provides service to more than 159,000 water and wastewater customers in a 97-square-mile area in Western Riverside County. The EVMWD team delivers total water management that powers the health and vibrancy of its communities so life can flourish.