RIVERSIDE, CA — Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) has received eight new grants totaling $23.4 million in 2023. Combined with its 2022 awards of $9.4 million, the recent awards bring the total grant award to $32.8 million – the highest in Western Water's history. These grants will help enhance the delivery of safe and reliable water to the Southwest Riverside County region.
“By leveraging grant funding for the benefit of our customers, Western Water has been able to pair exceptional customer service with the delivery of safe, reliable drinking water and wastewater services in a fiscally responsible manner,” said Western Water’s board president Mike Gardner. “I’m proud of Western Water’s highly skilled team members who have delivered record-setting grant funding for our agency that will help us deliver these projects more quickly than originally projected.”
Already surpassing last year’s grant funding awards, the six awards received to date include:
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Western Municipal Water District (Western Water) is one of the largest public agencies in Riverside County, providing water and wastewater (sewer) services to nearly a million people, both retail and wholesale customers who live, work, and play within 527-square miles in one of California’s most populous regions. Learn more: WesternWaterCA.gov