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 the 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.
View upcoming Board Meetings and archives.

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OMWD’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility provides the ultimate in conservation by treating water from indoor drains for outdoor irrigation. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

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Olivenhain Municipal Water District added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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A slurry seal around our water reservoirs not only protects ratepayer investments by filling in cracks in the surrounding asphalt, which helps to prevent surface area erosion near a structure that can weigh over 3,000 tons when full, but also provides a smooth, finished look to facilities in residential neighborhoods. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Recent rainfall has blended with recycled water in our OMWD 4S Ranch Wet Weather Storage Pond, which now holds over 109 million gallons of water for irrigation, offsetting the use of more expensive, imported water. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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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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