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Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve’s Interpretive Center Celebrates 10 Years of Outdoor Education

 At a June 1 ceremony, Olivenhain Municipal Water District and Escondido Creek Conservancy marked the 10th anniversary of the Elfin Forest Interpretive Center Honoring Susan J. Varty. Located at OMWD’s Elfin […]

Encinitas Students Take Home Honors in OMWD’s 2019 Water Awareness Poster Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors recognized the winners of the 2019 North County Water Agencies Water Awareness Poster Contest at its May 22 meeting. Fourth-grade students living or attending […]

OMWD Honored with Distinguished Budget Award for Eighteenth Consecutive Year

At its May 22 meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors accepted for its 2018-2019 fiscal year budget the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. This marks the […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Recycled Water Pipelines Named “Project of the Year”

Encinitas middle school and homeowner association now using sustainable water supply American Public Works Association’s San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter has recognized Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Avenida La Posta Recycled […]

OMWD and UC Riverside Joint Study Yields Reduction in Energy Use

A collaborative study conducted by OMWD and UC Riverside shows that water agencies can reduce energy consumption and energy costs by closely analyzing trends and managing consumption. The energy optimization project […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility Named Recycled Water Plant of the Year in Statewide Competition

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s 4S Ranch Water Reclamation Facility was recognized today by California Water Environment Association as its 2019 Plant of the Year (Small). The award was presented during CWEA’s […]

OMWD Welcomes Entries in 2019 WaterSmart Landscape Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District invites residents with water-efficient gardens to enter the 2019 WaterSmart Landscape Contest. The winning landscape will receive a prize valued at $250. The deadline to apply is […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Named California’s Recycled Water Agency of the Year

The WaterReuse Association of California today recognized Olivenhain Municipal Water District as its 2019 Agency of the Year (Medium). The award was presented this morning at WateReuse’s annual conference in Garden […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Expands Recycled Water Service in Rancho Santa Fe

Del Rayo Downs Homeowner Association Now Irrigating with Recycled Water Olivenhain Municipal Water District began serving recycled water to the Del Rayo Downs Homeowner Association in Rancho Santa Fe this week. […]

OMWD Recognized for Water Advocacy in Washington

The Association of California Water Agencies recognized Olivenhain Municipal Water District today with its “Most Effective Agency on Federal Issues” award. The award was presented to OMWD General Manager Kimberly Thorner […]