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Olivenhain Municipal Water District and Leucadia Wastewater District Team up to Conserve Drinking Water

Beginning this week, Olivenhain Municipal Water District and Leucadia Wastewater District are reducing potable water use by switching to recycled water to flush sewer lines in their service areas. With the […]

OMWD Invites Fourth Graders to Enter Annual Water-Smart Art Contest

*Due to recent school closures, the poster contest deadline has been extended to June 15.* Olivenhain Municipal Water District encourages fourth-grade students living or attending school within its service area to […]

OMWD Invites Teachers to Apply for Field Trip Grant

OMWD invites fourth-grade through eighth-grade teachers living or teaching within OMWD’s service area to apply for the California Special Districts Association San Diego Chapter’s Field Trip Grant by March 16. The […]

Olivenhain Municipal Water District Recognized for Community Engagement

On January 25, Olivenhain Municipal Water District received the “Community Engagement & Outreach Program of the Year” award from the San Diego section of the California Water Environment Association during the […]

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 […]