EVWD Board Approves Selection of SNRC Design-Build Partner
East Valley Water District’s Board of Directors approved Balfour Beatty / Arcadis as the design-build partner to lead the design and construction of the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC), located on the east side of Del Rosa Drive, at the July 25 regular meeting.
Community Celebrates Sterling Natural Resource Center Groundbreaking
On October 20, more than 300 local officials and community members joined East Valley Water District (EVWD) to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC), a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility and community center in Highland, Calif.
EVWD Receives Grant Award for New Hydroelectric System
Constantly looking for ways to maximize District operations and use resources efficiently, EVWD installed a hydroelectric generation system that will convert energy from moving water into renewable electricity. Southern California Edison (SCE) presented the District with a $231,650 grant award for its efforts in supporting distributed energy resources through the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP).
EVWD Receives Award for Excellence in Transparency
EVWD has taken steps to make financial reports and other information easily accessible to the public. Through these efforts, the District is proud to announce it has been recognized with the Transparency Certificate of Excellence Award by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF).
EVWD Board Approves Non-Profit Foundation
Staying true to its commitment of stewardship, EVWD makes strides toward enhancing the community’s quality of life with the development of a
non-profit organization to be called the Community Heritage and Education Foundation, CHEF for short.
EVWD Board of Directors Seats Up for Election
EVWD will have three board seats up for election this November. Community members interested in running are encouraged to visit the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters offices to request candidate filing documents. Candidate filing begins July 16, 2018 and closes on August 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm.
EVWD Received Authority from LAFCO to Treat Wastewater, Recharge Recycled Water
EVWD has received approval from the San Bernardino County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for the activation of its wastewater treatment authority. This decision allows the District to treat wastewater within its service area at the future Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC).
Local High School Students Awarded With a Special Donation
Indian Springs High School volunteers eagerly helped distribute over 300 high efficiency toilets and 175 showerheads to EVWD customers. Reminding the youth that generosity doesn’t go unnoticed, students received a special donation for their volunteer work during an East Valley Water District event held in partnership with EcoTech Services.
Sterling Natural Resource Center Secures State Funding
The Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC) recently secured $126 million in funding from the California State Water Resources Control Board to construct a facility that will produce recycled water and offer additional community benefits.
EVWD Receives GFOA Financial Report Award
The District is proud to announce it has been recognized with the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) for Fiscal Year 2016-17.
Phillip R. Goodrich Elected to EVWD Board of Directors
In a special board meeting held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, East Valley Water District (District) Board of Directors elected Phillip R. Goodrich as new board member. Director Goodrich received the oath of office from EVWD General Manager/CEO, John Mura, that same evening.
East Valley Water District Receives Distinguished Budget Award
The District is proud to announce it has been recognized with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget. This prestigious award is the highest form of recognition in government budgeting with specific criteria that must be met including, ensuring the document is easy to understand and usable.
Director of Engineering & Operations Joins EVWD
East Valley Water District (District) welcomes Jeff Noelte to the Director of Engineering and Operations position. Noelte joins the District with 22 years of experience in the water industry as an engineer and operator in the public and private sectors.
EVWD Board of Directors Seat Open
East Valley Water District (EVWD) is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the District’s Board of Directors after Director Nanette Shelton announced she would be moving out of state to be closer to family. Director Shelton’s resignation leaves a vacant seat on the Board of Directors and an opportunity for those interested in serving their community to apply for the position.
Carrillo Appointed EVWD Chairman
East Valley Water District (EVWD) experienced a year of accomplishments and is eager to carry the momentum into 2018 with the appointment of Chris Carrillo as new Chairman and David E. Smith as Vice Chairman by the Governing Board.
EVWD Receives Top Workplaces Award
In a ceremony hosted by The Press Enterprise Inland Empire Top Workplaces, East Valley Water District (District) was honored with the first place Top Workplaces Award in the small company category for the second consecutive year. It is the third time the District received recognition through this program.
Shoe Drive Brings Smiles to Children's Faces at Hunt Elementary
Through on-going efforts, 70 students at Jefferson Hunt Elementary School in San Bernardino received a new pair of shoes from the employees of East Valley Water District.
EVWD Receives Honor for Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for 5th Consecutive Year
East Valley Water District has been awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for the fifth year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting.
Annual Budget Document Awarded Highest Form of Recognition
The Government Finance Officers Association awarded East Valley Water District with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fourth consecutive year. This award is attained by publishing a budget document that serves as a policy and operations guide, financial plan, and communications device.
EVWD Receives First Place Honor at IE Top Workplaces Ceremony
The District is committed to providing employment development opportunities for employees to grow professionally. As part of this commitment, EVWD participated in The Press Enterprise’s Top Workplaces Program, which provides an opportunity for employees to provide open and honest feedback.
EVWD Receives Polaris Award for Drought Campaign
East Valley Water District was presented with a Polaris Award for Community Relations from the Public Relations Society of America Inland Empire Chapter at their awards dinner held November 10, 2016. The award honored the District for their 2015 drought outreach efforts.
Sandbag Supplies Available for Local Residents
East Valley Water District is making sandbag supplies available to their customers in preparation for rains and winter weather.
Weather Station Brings New Technology to Local Community
Through the partnership of local agencies, residents will now have access to free weather data information unique to this community.
California Special District Association Recognizes EVWD
East Valley Water District was presented with the Innovative Program/Project Award for Succession Planning from the California Special Districts Association at their annual conference held October 12, 2016.
EVWD Encourages Customers to Keep Conserving
East Valley Water District is encouraging customers to take a look at their irrigation systems. With conservation in mind and cooler weather on the horizon, the District’s Board of Directors approved updates to the watering restrictions currently in place in our community.
EVWD Customers Tour District Facilities
East Valley Water District provides customers with an opportunity to get an inside look at District facilities. The annual trip is free and features a tour of various well sites, booster stations and the surface water treatment plant.
EVWD Assistant General Manager Accepts Leadership Role
Assistant General Manager, Jose Martinez, resigned his position with East Valley Water District to accept the role as General Manager of Valley County Water District in Baldwin Park.
Director of Engineering Joins East Valley Water District
Steven Nix, joined East Valley Water District as the new Director of Engineering and Operations. Mr. Nix has 35 years of experience in the design and construction management of public works projects, including water and wastewater facilities.
District Lauded for Transparency, Outreach, Accountability, Stewardship
East Valley Water District has earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association, capping off a long list of commendations presented to the District in the past year.
EVWD to Begin Water Main Replacement Project
East Valley Water District will begin replacing a critical water line on Pumalo Street between Del Rosa Avenue and Golden Avenue in San Bernardino.
District Offers New Online System to Job Seekers
EVWD Receives Award of Distinction for Community Outreach
East Valley Water District Maintains Balanced Budget
Protecting Precious Water Supplies
East Valley Water District Partners with Patton Hospital
Oath of Office Administered to New EVWD Board Members
Sandbag Supplies Available to EVWD Customers for Heavy Rainfall
East Valley Water District Public Affairs Team Recognized
East Valley Water District Staff Donate Winter Coats to Elementary School Students
Pavement of Highland Avenue Postponed Until New Year
EVWD Partners with San Bernardino County Fire Department
Accepting Applications for Conservation Commission
East Valley Water District Receives Calpers 2015 Spotlight on Excellence Award
East Valley Water District Receives Cool Plant Award
Assistant General Manager Joins East Valley Water District
East Valley Water District Encourages Disaster Readiness
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill Conducted at EVWD Headquarters
Chairman Morales Awarded Board President of the Year
East Valley Water District Adopts Hunt Elementary School
East Valley Water District Staff Delivered 356 Backpacks
District Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting
East Valley Water District First to Receive Grant
Three Seats Up for Election on East Valley Water District Board
East Valley Water District Receives $2 Million Grant Award
Court Affirms Tiered Rate Structure
East Valley Water District Responds to Drought Emergency
District Adopts Updated Vision
District Board Calls for a Public Hearing to Consider Water Rate Changes
Nanette Shelton Joins EVWDs Board of Directors
East Valley Water District Appoints New Board Member
East Valley Water District Mourns The Loss of Long-time Governing Board Member
District Adopts a Balanced Budget
EVWD Opens New Headquarters Facility
EVWD Completed Annual Review of General Manager
Morales Appointed New EVWD Chairman
EVWD Announces Official Move Date
EVWD Receives National Financial Award
EVWD Files Lawsuit Against IVDA
EVWD Celebrates Headquarters Groundbreaking
District Continues With Headquarters Campus Construction
East Valley Water District Finance Update Brings Good News
East Valley Water District Headquarters Project Moves Forward
EVWD Presents a Bright Mid-Year Budget Update
EVWD Honors First Employee of the Year
District Gives Green Light for Headquarters Facility
East Valley Water District Showcases Capital Projects
First Quarter Budget Review
EVWD Preparing Plans for Future Water Supply
EVWD Brings in New Vactor Truck
EVWD Approves Design Firm
Fitch Reaffirms EVWD AA Rating
EVWD Changes Shut off Notice Procedure