Eastern Municipal Water District

(Hemet, Menifee, Moreno Valley, Perris, San Jacinto)

EMWD'S drought status has been eased to Stage 2:   which asks for voluntary water use reduction.

Stage 2: Supply Alert - EMWD is currently in Stage 2

Voluntary reduction of up to 25 percent encouraged though the on-going enforcement of water use efficiency requirements, EMWD's water budget-based tiered rates, and penalties for run off. Required customer actions include:

  1. Reduce watering or irrigating of lawn, landscape or other vegetated areas with sprinklers by one day a week.

  2. All leaks, breaks, or other malfunctions in the water user’s plumbing or distribution system repaired within seventy-two hours.

  3. Refrain from filling or re-filling of ornamental lakes or ponds.

  4. Refrain from using potable water to wash or clean a vehicle, including but not limited to, any automobile, truck, van, bus, motorcycle, boat or trailer, whether motorized or not.  

Variances to refill pools, spas and establishing new landscape are reinstated as of 02/15/2017.

Tier 3 (Excessive Use) pricing is reinstated as of 02/17/2017.

UPDATED 05/15/2017