2024 News

Construction of New Recycled Water Pipelines Begins in Encinitas

Olivenhain Municipal Water District has begun construction on new recycled water pipelines in the city of Encinitas. The pipeline extensions will allow homeowner associations in the area to convert to recycled […]

OMWD Board Controls Spending in Two-Year Budget for Fiscal Years 2025 and 2026

District tightens belt in anticipation of extraordinary price hikes from San Diego County Water Authority At its June 19 meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors will consider approving a […]

OMWD Congratulates Winners of the Annual Water Awareness Poster Contest

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors recognized at its May 15 meeting the top three entries in the 2024 North County Water Agencies Water Awareness Poster Contest. Fourth grade students […]

OMWD Converts Local School’s Irrigation to Recycled Water

Irrigation at the Grauer School in Encinitas was converted to recycled water on May 9, 2024. An estimated 600,000 gallons of drinking water will be saved every year by the conversion. […]

OMWD Hosts Ecoliteracy Showcase Featuring Local Students’ Environmental Projects

Olivenhain Municipal Water District, the Encinitas Union School District, and BCK Programs invite members of the public to attend a free Ecoliteracy Showcase on May 7, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. at […]

OMWD’s AAA Bond Rating Affirmed

Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s AAA Revenue Bonds were affirmed with a stable outlook on March 27 by Fitch Ratings, a global rating agency that offers independent credit opinions. The AAA rating […]

Construction of New Recycled Water Pipelines Allows OMWD to Reduce Dependence on Imported Drinking Water

Grant funded project will save more than 12.5 million gallons of drinking water per year Olivenhain Municipal Water District is scheduled to start construction in April on the extension of several […]

North County Water Agencies Partner to Offer Free California-friendly Landscape Design Workshop

In order to promote outdoor water use efficiency, Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District, and Santa Fe Irrigation District invite members of the public to attend a free California-friendly […]

OMWD Hosts Complimentary Rain Harvesting Workshop

Olivenhain Municipal Water District, San Dieguito Water District, and Santa Fe Irrigation District have partnered to offer a free workshop for area residents to learn about the benefits of rain barrels […]