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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 […]

OMWD Hosts Free Landscape Design Workshops

Learn How to Transform Your Landscape and Increase Water Efficiency Olivenhain Municipal Water District and San Dieguito Water District have partnered to offer free WaterSmart Landscape Design Workshops. The three-hour courses […]

OMWD Customers Not Impacted By Twin Oaks Water Treatment Violation

OMWD’s water quality has not been impacted by recent events at the San Diego County Water Authority’s Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant. Water served to OMWD customers continues to meet […]

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 […]