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 Field Service Technicians attended a dog-bite-prevention training class with live dogs to prepare themselves in the event of an encounter with an aggressive dog while performing their duties. Preventative safety programs not only benefit employees and their families, but also ratepayers as our exemplary safety record, approaching 4,000 days without a preventable, lost-time injury, reduces insurance premiums. ... See MoreSee Less

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OMWD’s systems operators enjoy interacting with residents in the field. Operator Adam encountered this little guy while working at OMWD’s Santa Fe Valley Pump Station. He and about 20,000 of his friends grew from tadpoles in the ample puddles provided by 2017 storms. ... 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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