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 welcomed California Water Environment Association’s “Small Plant of the Year” award judging panel this morning for a facilities tour of our 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility. 4S Ranch WRF took home Cwea SanDiego’s "Small Plant of the Year" award last month and is hoping to become the state champion. Operators provided an overview of 4S Ranch WRF’s budgeting and cost-saving measures, innovative practices and preventative maintenance program, and exemplary safety record that not only make OMWD worthy of CWEA recognition, but also assist operators in improving efficiencies, protecting ratepayer assets, and avoiding rate increases for sewer customers in the Rancho Cielo and 4S Ranch neighborhoods. ... See MoreSee Less

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For OMWD Operator William, it’s safety first when entering a confined space at our Firehouse Pump Station. William restored level-sensing equipment at the station which relays system alerts to our headquarters so we can promptly make any necessary corrections, maintaining continual water and wastewater service for our ratepayers. ... See MoreSee Less

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More rain is expected this weekend! Please remember to turn off your irrigation and let Mother Nature take care of watering your yard. ... 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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