EMWD Hosts Weeklong Virtual Waterfest Open House by EMWD Oct 15, 2021 Member Submitted News PERRIS — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) this month is hosting a virtual Open House and invites its customers to learn more about their water and wastewater district in a week full of water, wisdom and winning. The 2021 Waterfest runs from October 25-28, 2021, and features interactive programs, educational opportunities, and the chance to win daily prizes. Each day hosts a new theme: October 25: History of EMWD and where your water supply comes from, including virtual tours of EMWD facilities. October 26: Join us to hear about EMWD’s drought status as well as water use efficiency programs and tips, including the new Landscapes for Living program. October 27: Learn about EMWD’s award-winning classroom education program and careers in the water and wastewater industry. October 28: EMWD will host its annual Water Leaders Academy, which will include a unique live program that asks customers to participate in a virtual decision-making process similar to those done by EMWD’s Board of Directors. Participants may also view programs once they are completed. EMWD will be giving away prizes each day, including items to help customers become more efficient at their homes with their outdoor water use. “We would like to invite all of our customers to participate in our first virtual Open House,” EMWD Board President Phil Paule said. “Our hope is that by participating in these fun, free, family-focused activities, our customers can learn what EMWD is doing on their behalf to make sure we continue to provide safe and reliable services.” For more information and to participate in the programs, please visit iewaterfest.org. # # # Eastern Municipal Water District is the water, wastewater service and recycled water provider to nearly one million people living and working within a 558-square mile service area in western Riverside County. It is California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, and its mission is “To deliver value to our diverse customers and the communities we serve by providing safe, reliable, economical and environmentally sustainable water, wastewater and recycled water services.” More information can be found at www.emwd.org.