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OMWD to Use $2 Million Water Wholesaler Refund to Reduce Future Costs to Customers

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors unanimously voted at its April 14 meeting to utilize a $2 million refund to reduce future rate increases to OMWD ratepayers. The refund resulted […]

Board to Honor Outgoing Director Ed Sprague and Appoint Replacement

At its May 19 meeting, OMWD’s Board of Directors will honor outgoing Division 5 Director Edmund K. Sprague, who will retire from the board following the May 19 meeting. Mr. Sprague […]

OMWD Awarded Federal Funding to Complete its Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

Award Will Save OMWD Ratepayers a Half-Million Dollars Olivenhain Municipal Water District has been awarded $500,000 in grant funding from United States Bureau of Reclamation for OMWD’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure project. […]

OMWD Maintains its Winning Streak with its First-Ever Two-Year Budget

OMWD Wins Distinguished Budget Award for the Twentieth Consecutive Year Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors accepted at its March 17 meeting the Government Finance Officers Association’s Distinguished Budget Presentation […]

2021 WaterSmart Landscape Contest Now Accepting Entries

Olivenhain Municipal Water District invites residents with water-efficient gardens to enter the 2021 WaterSmart Landscape Contest. The winning landscape will receive $250. The deadline to apply is May 14, and applications […]

Low-Cost Rain Barrels Available for OMWD Customers

To encourage water conservation and reduce runoff that can carry pollutants into local waterways and beaches, Olivenhain Municipal Water District has partnered with neighboring water districts—San Dieguito Water District, Santa Fe […]

OMWD’s 2021 Fourth-Grade Poster Contest Now Accepting Entries

Fourth-grade students living or attending school in Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s service area are invited to enter its 28th annual poster contest. The contest is held in participation with other North […]

OMWD Begins the New Year by Connecting a Local Neighborhood to Recycled Water

Olivenhain Municipal Water District has connected the newly developing Santa Fe Heights neighborhood to its recycled water system, supplying the community with locally produced recycled water. “We are excited to see […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager Kimberly Thorner Joins County Water Authority Board

Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager Kimberly Thorner was seated this afternoon at her first board meeting as OMWD’s representative on the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors. OMWD’s […]

Larry Watt Named President of OMWD’s Board of Directors for Third Time

Today, board director Larry Watt presided over Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s first meeting of 2021 as president. OMWD’s board unanimously elected to take new seats and selected Mr. Watt for a […]