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Free event showcases water reliability, conservation, and treatment through interactive displays

LAKE ELSINORE, CA. —After a 2-year hiatus, EVMWD’s annual open house event is back Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the EVMWD headquarters located at 31315 Chaney Street in Lake Elsinore. ‘Splash Into Summer’ is a FREE family event where attendees will learn about the process EVMWD uses to treat more than 5.5 million gallons of sewer water per day, the construction and maintenance of more than 700 miles of pipeline throughout the EVMWD service area, and saving money and water with a more water efficient home and landscape.

Attendees will get a peek into the daily work at the District through a variety of demonstrations and interactive displays. Activities include a fixing a leaky water main, performing a valve exercise, cleaning up a polluted watershed, and exploring pipes with robotics and video cameras. 


Visitors can also take a tour of EVMWD’s California Friendly Landscape Gardens and learn from firsthand from UCCE Riverside County Master Gardeners and irrigation experts. Water efficiency professionals and home improvement stores will be available to answer questions about outdoor irrigation, California friendly plants, gardening, and water-saving appliances and devices.

Kids also will love this event, where we feature “Bubblemania”, a fully immersed bubble experience, kid’s construction experience with children sized back hoes, face painting, a balloon twister and more!

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EVMWD provides service to more than 159,000 water and wastewater customers in a 97-square-mile area in Western Riverside County. The District is a sub-agency of the Western Municipal Water District and a member agency of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Visit the EVMWD website at for additional information.

Group of kids learning about water conservation with adult teaching them