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Water Districts Partner to Offer Free Workshop in Encinitas: WaterSmart Landscape Design for Homeowners

In order to promote outdoor water use efficiency, Olivenhain Municipal Water District is hosting a free landscape workshop on Tuesday, August 28 to assist residents in transforming their yards into beautiful […]

OMWD to Hold Open House at 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility on August 18

Event to include a free water-wise workshop and facility tours   Olivenhain Municipal Water District invites the public to attend its annual 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility open house on Saturday, […]

Carlsbad Resident Selected as Winner of California-Friendly Landscape Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors honored David and Munira Coomber as OMWD’s 2018 winners of the annual Watersmart Landscape Contest at its June 20 meeting. The Coomber’s landscape features […]

OMWD Acknowledged for Financial Reporting Excellence for Twenty-Third Consecutive Year

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Finance Manager, Rainy Selamat, presented during the June 20 Board of Directors meeting the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers […]

North County Students Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Water Reclamation

Over 80 fourth-grade students from Reidy Creek Elementary School visited Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility on May 17 to learn about the important services that special districts […]

OMWD Congratulates Winners of the 2018 Water Awareness Poster Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors recognized the winners of the 2018 North County Water Agencies Water Awareness Poster Contest at its May 16 meeting. Fourth-grade students living or attending […]

Connect with Nature through Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve’s Thirteenth Annual Amateur Photography Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District and the Escondido Creek Conservancy invite amateur photographers of all ages to Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve for the thirteenth annual amateur photography contest which launched on Saturday, […]

OMWD’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility Recognized as California’s Top Safety Plant for 2017

OMWD’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility received the “Safety Small Plant of the Year” award from the California Water Environment Association during the statewide awards ceremony on April 20. In addition, […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Recycled Water Expansion Continues

Two More Homeowner Associations Now Online in Encinitas Olivenhain Municipal Water District began serving locally produced recycled water to the Village Park Recreation Club 2 and Villanitas Homeowner Association in Encinitas […]

OMWD Receives $650,000 in Grant Funding to Further Study Expansion of Its Local Water Supplies

Olivenhain Municipal Water District received notice yesterday that it has been awarded $650,000 in grant funding from California’s Department of Water Resources to continue exploring the feasibility of brackish groundwater desalination […]

OMWD’S 2018 Budget Recognized for Seventeenth Consecutive Year by Government Finance Officers Association

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors accepted at its March 7 meeting the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2017-2018 fiscal year budget document from the Government Finance Officers Association […]

OMWD’S 2018 Budget Recognized for Seventeenth Consecutive Year by Government Finance Officers Association

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors accepted at its March 7 meeting the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2017-2018 fiscal year budget document from the Government Finance Officers Association […]

OMWD to Hold Poster, Video, and Field Trip Grant Contests for Local Students

Olivenhain Municipal Water District realizes that the path toward a sustainable future lies within today’s students and seeks to harness their creativity and imagination to increase awareness of the value of […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Village Park Recycled Water Project Received Engineering Excellence Award

                                                                                            The American Council of Engineering Companies California named OMWD’s Village Park Recycled Water Project a 2018 Engineering Excellence Merit Award winner at last night’s award ceremony in Los Angeles. […]

OMWD’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility Recognized for Safety

OMWD’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility received the “Safety Small Plant of the Year” award from the San Diego section of the California Water Environment Association on Saturday, January 27 during […]