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East Valley Water Earns Awards for Efforts

District Receives Nine Awards from Various Agencies

HIGHLAND, Calif. East Valley Water District (EVWD) 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.

The Certificate of Achievement, awarded for the district’s comprehensive annual financial report, is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Other recent awards include the Special Purpose Publication Award of Distinction from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) as a part of its 2016 Excellence in Communications Awards. Earlier this year, East Valley Water District received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Other recent awards include the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the GFOA,Board President of the Year award from the California Special District Association, Cool Planet Award from Southern California Edison and The Climate Registry, and the Spotlight on Excellence Award from the California Public Employee’s Retirement System.

“Our district is committed to operating with transparency in order to provide value, reliability, fiscal responsibility, environmental stewardship and effective and efficient government to the community,” said John Mura, General Manager and CEO of East Valley Water District. “Awards like the one from CAPIO are an indication to us that we are on the right path as we continue to strive toward excellence in everything we do.”

About East Valley Water District

East Valley Water District was formed in 1954 and provides water and wastewater services to more than 100,000 residents within the City of Highland and portions of both the City and County of San Bernardino. EVWD operates under the direction of a five-member elected Board. More information is available at

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