2023 News

North County Water Agencies Offer Low-Cost Rain Barrels to Help Customers Save Water

To encourage water conservation, Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District, and Santa Fe Irrigation District have partnered to offer discounted rain barrels to area residents. Fifty-gallon barrels are on […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Partners with Village Park Manor Condos to Reduce Drinking Water Demand

Olivenhain Municipal Water District continues to reduce its imported drinking water demand by converting seven meters within the Village Park Manor Condominium community to recycled water. Village Park Manor is located […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Honors 2023 “Pure Excellence” Award Winners

At its November 15 board meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District recognized several community members with “Pure Excellence” awards for making a positive impact in the community in 2023. The winners—Congressman Scott […]

Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve Launches 17th Annual Amateur Photography Contest November 18

Olivenhain Municipal Water District invites amateur photographers of all ages to its Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve for the seventeenth annual amateur photography contest that will run from November 18, 2023 through […]

“Water and Irrigation Workshop” to be Held November 6

Olivenhain Municipal Water District invites the public to attend a free “Water and Irrigation Workshop.” The workshop aims to empower residents with strategies to improve water use efficiency. It will be […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Awarded Highest Honor in Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has awarded its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Olivenhain Municipal Water District. The award recognizes OMWD’s […]

OMWD Continues to Expand Recycled Water Reach

New connection will reduce drinking water demand by 163 million gallons per year Olivenhain Municipal Water District continues to expand its recycled water distribution by connecting to the Rancho Paseana horse […]

OMWD to Host Free Workshop August 24 – The Benefits of Hydroponic Gardening

Olivenhain Municipal Water District, in partnership with BCK Programs, invites the public to attend a free workshop featuring an introduction to the benefits of hydroponic gardening systems. Hydroponic garden systems use […]

WaterSmart Landscape Makeover Workshop to be Held August 1

Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District, Santa Fe Irrigation District, City of Encinitas, and San Diego County Water Authority are offering a free WaterSmart landscape makeover workshop to assist […]

Seven Local Photographers Honored for Their Images of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

At its June 21 meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors recognized seven photographers for their winning images in the sixteenth annual Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve photo contest. The contest […]