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State Updates Water Allocation to 15%; Local Water Districts Continue to Urge Conservation

February 7, 2022

The California Department of Water Resources (CADWR) announced an updated 15% allocation from the State Water Project (SWP) following record precipitation events in late 2021. With a very dry January and recently published temperature and precipitation projections for February by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing continued dry conditions, the Conejo – Las Virgenes Regional Drought Partnership urges…

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Leon Shapiro Elected Chair, Jane Nye Vice-Chair of Triunfo Water & Sanitation District

January 28, 2022
Oak Park, Calif. (January 27, 2022)--Leon Shapiro was elected chair and Jane Nye vice-chair of the Triunfo Water & Sanitation District board. The district covers approximately 50 square miles and serves a population of about 33,000 in the southeastern portion of Ventura County. Shapiro has served on the Triunfo board since 2018. He has been involved in the water and... Read More

Triunfo Water & Sanitation District: Looking Back & Looking Ahead

January 21, 2022
In the face of California's persistent drought and COVID-related restrictions, Triunfo Water & Sanitation District undertook community outreach and customer cost-saving programs throughout 2021 that will continue in 2022. The district also took steps to become a fully independent organization in the new year. And, through their Joint Powers Authority partnership, Triunfo and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District opened the... Read More

Triunfo Board Member Leon Shapiro Appointed to Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board

December 15, 2021

At the beginning of December, Triunfo Water & Sanitation District board member Leon Shapiro was appointed to the Ventura Regional Sanitation District board of directors for a one-year term. Shapiro has served on the TWSD board since he was appointed in 2018 and elected in 2020. He has worked in the water and wastewater treatment industry for over 20 years….

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0% Allocation Announcement as Drought Impacts Worsen

December 1, 2021

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, Triunfo Water & Sanitation District, and Calleguas Municipal Water District jointly request immediate water conservation action from all customers as the region faces worsening water supply challenges amid deepening drought conditions. The California Department of Water Resources announced a 0% initial allocation from the State Water Project for the upcoming year. The December 1 announcement…

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Triunfo Offering $15 Reduction On Monthly Water Bills

November 19, 2021

Eligible Triunfo Water & Sanitation District potable water customers can receive a $15 reduction on their monthly water bill. To qualify, water customers must submit one of three documents: A copy of their Southern California Edison or Southern California Gas bill showing enrollment in the California Alternate Rates For Energy (CARE) program, A copy of the first page of their…

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Triunfo Speaks at Oak Park Community Garden’s Drip Irrigation Workshop

October 27, 2021

On Saturday, October 23, Triunfo Water & Sanitation District joined the Master Gardeners of Ventura County at the Oak Park Community Garden to help educate participants in the importance of water conservation and the benefits and techniques of drip irrigation. Triunfo representative Sandy Warren provided a brief overview of Ventura County’s drought status, Triunfo’s water supply situation, and the permanent…

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Take Advantage Of Triunfo’s Water-Saving Rebates

October 25, 2021

In light of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent declaration of a statewide drought emergency, including a voluntary 15 percent reduction in water usage, the Triunfo Water & Sanitation District is urging its water customers to take advantage of current water conservation rebates. For a limited time, a $3 per square foot rebate is available to replace lawns with organic, drought-tolerant landscaping…

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Governor Signs Law Requiring “Do Not Flush” Labels on Harmful Wipes

October 12, 2021

The Las Virgenes-Triunfo Joint Powers Authority is pleased to announce that Governor Newsom signed AB 818 into law, requiring all packaging for diaper wipes, cleaning wipes, and cosmetic wipes to display clear “Do Not Flush” warnings and the universal “Do Not Flush” symbol. The legislation is critical to maintain public health as wastewater agencies across the state experience a rise…

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Triunfo Hosts A Successful Drip Irrigation Workshop

October 5, 2021

As part of its commitment to educating customers about their water service, Triunfo Water & Sanitation District hosted a Drip Irrigation Workshop on Saturday, October 2 at Mae Boyar Park. Four members of the Master Gardeners of Ventura County were on hand to instruct participants in the benefits and techniques of drip irrigation and to walk them through a hands-on…

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Press Releases

TWSD Board Vacancy – Notice & Application – 2024
February 6, 2024
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District (TWSD) Board of Directors plans to appoint a resident of the District to fill a Board vacancy. SEE NOTICE for complete information. To be eligible to serve on the Board, a person must be registered to vote and must reside within...
Board Member Janna Orkney Steps Down
January 30, 2024

After 17 years as a member of the Triunfo Water and Sanitation District (TWSD) Board of Directors and its current board chair, Janna Orkney announced she is stepping down effective January 29, 2024. “TWSD is more efficient, financially sound, and forward-thinking because of Janna’s leadership,”…

Artwork by Oak Park Sixth Grader Selected to Appear in 2024 Calendar
December 20, 2023

December 20, 2023 — Artwork by 11-year-old Jessica Joel, a sixth grader at Medea Creek Middle School in Oak Park, was selected by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) to appear in its 2024 Water Calendar and digital library. MWD provides water to…

Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Board Member Leon Shapiro Appointed To Ventura Regional Sanitation District Board
December 14, 2021
Local Water Districts Call for Urgent Conservation Action in Response to 0% Allocation Announcement as Drought Impacts Worsen
December 1, 2021
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Offering $15 Reduction On Monthly Water Bills
November 17, 2021
TWSD Urges Customers To Take Advantage Of Water-Saving Rebates As Statewide Drought Emergency Declared
October 27, 2021
Governor Newsom Signs AB 818 Into Law, Requiring “Do Not Flush” Labels on Harmful Wipes
October 11, 2021
Triunfo Water & Sanitation District Offers Free Workshop On Drip Irrigation
September 7, 2021
TWSD Initiates Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures
September 1, 2021