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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Western to Participate in the Great Shakeout

925,836 participants are registered by 1,506 local government agencies for Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills worldwide in 2017.

There are 42 local government agencies registered for the 2017 California ShakeOut in Riverside County, with a total of 45,285 pa...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Water Education Grants Available for Teachers in Riverside County

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Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educators accepting applications - Deadline: November 10

Riverside, CA – Western Municipal Water District (Western) announces a call for applications for the 2017-2018 Lois B. Krieger Water Project Grants for Educat...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Inland Empire Top Workplace Takes Home Highest Honors in Government Information Technology

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Riverside, Calif. –Western Municipal Water District (Western), one of the Inland Empire’s Top Workplaces, was honored by the Municipal Information Systems Association of California (MISAC), receiving the prestigious Excellence in IT Pr...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Western Municipal Water District General Manager John Rossi Announces Retirement

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Following more than 30 years in the water industry General Manager John Rossi says farewell 

Riverside, CA – General Manager John Rossi announced his retirement following 13 years of service at Western Municipal Water District (Western)....

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Western Places Former Headquarters Building for Sale

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Riverside, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District (Western) is placing its former headquarters property for sale in an effort to help maintain efficient operations and contribute to keeping rates affordable. This transition also creates a new path forw...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

La Sierra Pipeline Project Construction Begins

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Project will provide local water for 80,000 Inland Empire residents, motorists reminded of possible delays

RIVERSIDE – In late June, Western Municipal Water District (Western) will begin construction on the La Sierra Pipeline, a nearly $36 millio...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Free Handbook Helps SoCal Residents Save Water in Their Yard with Humor, Photos and Easy Tips

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Achieve Full Water-saving Potential with “SoCal Yard Transformation” guide

Riverside, CA – Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) new handbook, “SoCal Yard Transformation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Get ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Student Art Contest Winners Highlight the Importance of Using Water Wisely

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. –Western Municipal Water District recognized six talented artists from local schools for their participation in the District’s annually hosted “Water is Life” Poster Art Contest. Each year, Western...

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Posted on: May 21, 2017

Riverside and Mira Costa High Schools Take Top Spots at Metropolitan Water District’s 2017 Solar Cup

More than 700 students from 43 Southland high schools

competed in the nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition

LAKE SKINNER, Calif.— Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup™ concluded today

with boats built and raced by students from River...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Western Municipal Water District and the City of Riverside Strike Historic Water Deal

Water agreement brings benefits to all customers

Riverside, Calif. – A long-term water agreement to share surplus local water resources and pipeline capacity to benefit the customers of both water providers was approved at yesterday’s R...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

High School Students Ready to Channel the Sun at Solar Cup

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Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup™ competition gives students hands-on learning opportunities in conservation, engineering 

Teams of high school students from across Southern California will put their engineering and bui...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Hundreds of Students to Compete in Nation’s Largest Solar-Powered Boat Competition

Metropolitan’s 15th annual Solar Cup™ gives high school students hands-on 

lessons in water resources, alternative energy development and sustainability 

WHAT: More than 700 students from 43 Southern California high schoo...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Free Family Community Water Conservation Festival scheduled for April 29

Free Family Community Water Conservation Festival scheduled for April 29 

Murrieta, CA (April 25, 2017) — Local water agencies would like to invite area residents to attend a free Community Water Conservation Festival on Saturda...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

La Sierra Pipeline to Bring More Local Water On-tap

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Public meeting scheduled for Thursday to discuss project, road construction

RIVERSIDE – Western Municipal Water District (Western) will begin construction this spring on the La Sierra Pipeline, a $36 million project to increase local water supply...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

American Heart Association Award Given to Honoree from an IE Top Workplace

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Lifestyle Change Award recipient was motivated by work assignment to “kick the habit” 

Riverside, Calif. –  One deserving employee from Western Municipal Water District  (Western) was honored by the ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Western Municipal Water District’s 2017 Board of Directors Announced

Board’s 2017 goals focus on local water reliability projects, less dependency on imported water 

Riverside, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District’s (Western) elected 2017 Board of Directors were sworn in at the Di...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Free Winter Gardening Workshops Offered

Western Municipal Water District and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Riverside County Master Gardener Program have teamed up to hold three free gardening workshops in the coming months.

The workshops will be presented on the secon...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Western’s Employees Vote District as One of the Region’s Top Workplaces

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Western Municipal Water District (Western) was honored as one of The Press-Enterprises “2016 Top Workplaces” thanks to input from 92 percent of the District’s employees, who gave the District hig...

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