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OMWD Honored for Government Transparency and Sound Financial Practices

Encinitas, CA—The Special District Leadership Foundation recognized Olivenhain Municipal Water District today at California Special Districts Association’s annual conference in Anaheim for a sixth “District of Distinction” biennial accreditation. This recognition […]

North County Agencies Partner to Secure $2.6 Million for Recycled Water Projects

Following approval of a resolution this afternoon by the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors, four North County water and wastewater agencies expect to be awarded $2.6 million in […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District and Surf Cup Sports to Save Up to 100 Million Gallons of Potable Water per Year with New Recycled Water Infrastructure

Olivenhain Municipal Water District turned on the tap to start providing recycled water to Surf Cup Sports, LLC. By irrigating approximately 55 acres of grass sports fields with recycled water, OMWD […]

Learn How to Save Water and Money at OMWD’s Free Composting Workshop

Olivenhain Municipal Water District is offering a Basics of Backyard Composting and Vermicomposting workshop to the general public to promote water use efficiency. OMWD will hold the free workshop on Tuesday, […]

OMWD and City of Encinitas Announce Neighborhood Meeting on September 17 about Pipeline Replacement Project and Lane Restriping along El Camino Real

OMWD will replace approximately 4,700 linear feet of existing 12-inch diameter potable water pipeline along North El Camino Real from Encinitas Boulevard to Garden View Road and approximately 650 linear feet […]

Celebrate Coastal Cleanup Day at Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve on September 21

Encinitas, CA—Olivenhain Municipal Water District has teamed up with I Love a Clean San Diego for California Coastal Cleanup Day 2019 to protect habitat at Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve. Volunteers are […]

Last Chance to Enter 14th Annual Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Amateur Photo Contest

Entrants Eligible for Prizes from the San Diego Zoo, REI, PC Photo & Imaging, Jake’s Del Mar, and the Escondido Creek Conservancy The deadline is fast approaching for Elfin Forest Recreational […]

OMWD Board to Save Property Owners $2.8 million with Bond Refinancing

At its July 24 board meeting, OMWD’s board of directors authorized the refinancing of its Reassessment District 96-1 bonds. The deal closed on July 29 and will reduce repayment costs to […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Offers Free Recycled Water to Residential Customers This Summer

On July 26, Olivenhain Municipal Water District will re-open its recycled water fill station for the warm summer season, offering free recycled water to its residential customers. OMWD operates the facility […]

Carlsbad Water-Efficient Garden Wins OMWD’s Landscape Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors honored at its July 24 meeting Melanie Buck as the winner of OMWD’s 2019 Watersmart Landscape Contest. Ms. Buck’s Carlsbad home features a landscape […]