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Olivenhain Municipal Water District Continues to Go Green by Expanding Use of 100 Percent Renewable Energy

At its January board meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors approved a two-year contract extension with 3 Phases Renewables, ensuring that OMWD is on track to use 100 percent […]

Water Districts Host Rain Barrel Sale

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

OMWD Named “Business of the Year” for its Protection of Escondido Creek Watershed

Representatives from the Escondido Creek Conservancy presented Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors with the “Business of the Year” award at OMWD’s December 11 meeting. OMWD received the award for […]

OMWD Recognized as One of San Diego’s Top Workplaces

Olivenhain Municipal Water District has been named one of San Diego’s “Top Workplaces” by the San Diego Union-Tribune. The recognition is provided to those San Diego County employers best demonstrating workplace […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Converts 7th HOA in Encinitas to Recycled Water

Olivenhain Municipal Water District connected Village Park Townhomes 2 Homeowners Association to its recycled water system this week. Using recycled water to meet irrigation needs will lower the HOA’s water bills […]

Local Photographers Honored for Their Images of Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

At its November 13 meeting, Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors recognized amateur photographers for their winning images captured in the fourteenth annual Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve photo contest. “I […]

OMWD Honored for Transparent Financial Reporting

 Receives Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for Twenty-Fourth Consecutive Year Olivenhain Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors accepted at its October 16 meeting the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Offers Graywater Workshop on October 22

 As part of its continued efforts to reduce potable water demand, Olivenhain Municipal Water District is co-hosting a free graywater workshop with partners San Dieguito Water District and Solana Center for […]

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 […]