Inland Empire, California – On Thursday, January 9, Michael Camacho was sworn into office of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Director Camacho previously served as a Director for MWD from 2010 through 2018. Director Camacho has served on the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) Board since 2008. From 2009 through 2011, he served as IEUA’s Secretary/Treasurer. From 2011 through 2018, he served as Vice President.
Director Camacho represents a large portion of the city of Rancho Cucamonga, unincorporated areas in the city of Rancho Cucamonga’s sphere of influence, a portion of the city of Fontana, and a portion of the unincorporated areas in the city of Fontana’s sphere of influence. Director Camacho currently serves as a Director for the Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority, and as an alternate for the Chino Basin Program Ad Hoc Committee, the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority, as well as for the Chino Basin Watermaster, which he formerly served as Vice Chair.
“I am honored to have been re-elected to serve on MWD’s Board. I remain committed to working with my colleagues to meet the region’s water supply needs through innovation, resource management and good stewardship,” stated Director Camacho. “I look forward to the future and will continue to establish efforts that reflect my commitment to providing a high-quality water supply to customers.”
MWD is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provide water for nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.
Director Camacho will serve on MWD’s Legal and Claims, Engineering and Operations, and Real Property and Asset Management committees.
The Inland Empire Utilities Agency covers 242-square miles, distributes imported water, provides industrial/municipal wastewater collection and treatment services, and other related utility services to more than 875,000 people through its member agencies which include Chino, Chino Hills, Cucamonga Valley Water District, Fontana, Fontana Water Company, Montclair, Monte Vista Water District, Ontario, and Upland. www.ieua.org