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Orange County Water District Honored as IRWD Partner

The Orange County Water District (OCWD) and IRWD have successfully collaborated throughout the years on many regional issues and environmental projects. In the late 1970s, IRWD developed the original Dyer Road Well Field wells in cooperation with OCWD. The two agencies also partnered on the colored water treatment research leading to the Deep Aquifer Treatment (DATS) Project that went online in 2002.

On April 25, 2011, in commemoration of IRWD's 50th Anniversary, IRWD presented OCWD with a certificate of commendation honoring the agency as a key "Partner in Service" for their many years of support, guidance and commitment to excellence in service to the community.

Shown in the adjacent photo are, from left, IRWD General Manager Paul Jones, IRWD  Directors John Withers and Douglas Reinhart, OCWD Director Philip Anthony, IRWD Board President Steven LaMar, IRWD Board Vice President Mary Aileen Matheis and IRWD Director Peer Swan.

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