Gallons of Drinking Water Can Be Produced Each Day
Recreational Open Space Maintained
Gallons of Recycled Water Can Be Produced Each Day


What We Do

Olivenhain Municipal Water District is a public agency providing water, wastewater services, recycled water, hydroelectricity, and the operation of  Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve.

OMWD maintains a philosophy of a rewarding working environment, high level of customer service, open communication with the public, and a strong financial position. These elements are imperative for achieving long-range infrastructure plans to provide a sustainable water supply for generations to come. Read more…


Board Meetings

Board meeting agendas and packets containing the staff reports are posted online the Friday before each board meeting.
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OMWD continues to meet or exceed all regulatory requirements relating to water quality, and the results of our annual water quality report are now available at www.olivenhain.com/ccr. Please call 760-632-4213 or stop by our offices located at 1966 Olivenhain Road, Encinitas, 92024 to obtain a hard copy of our 2017 Consumer Confidence Report. ... See MoreSee Less

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May is Water Awareness Month in California, and as the weather heats up, it is a great time for customers to take advantage of OMWD’s free water use evaluations to help save both water and money. This visit from a professional trained in landscape and home water use systems includes identifying the shutoff valves to your home and landscape, explaining the steps you would take to determine if there is a leak on your property, inspecting your irrigation system for leaks or breaks, and evaluating your controller schedule. Find out more at www.olivenhain.com/evaluation. ... See MoreSee Less

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Bids & Planning

Water supply shortages, growing communities, and changing water needs together mean that a number of OMWD projects are planned or underway to ensure reliable water service to current and future customers.



OMWD’s Human Resources Department provides a full range of services to employees and the public, including employee and labor relations, employee benefits and compensation, recruitment and selection, …


Elfin Forest
Recreational Reserve

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve offers approximately 784 acres of preserved open space and 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails,
as well as picnic areas and scenic mountain viewing points.

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