September 14, 2023

City of Escondido Water Update

On August 25, the City of Escondido Water Treatment Plant started treating and distributing water from Lake Wohlford, our local water source. In preparation for this, the Treatment Plant proactively adjusted the treatment process and increased monitoring to better deal with this particular water source, which tends to have a lot of taste and odor challenges, especially this time of year. Despite the Treatment Plant best efforts, the taste and odor issues have remained in the water, however the water is safe to drink.

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September 7, 2023

Weekend Events in Escondido


Grape Day 5k and Grape Day Festival

It's going to be a "Grape Day" this Saturday, September 9 in downtown Escondido!

The annual Grape Day Festival will be taking place in Grape Day Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual Grape Day 5k will be taking place in downtown Escondido before the Grape Day Festival. The race takes place from 8 - 10 a.m.

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August 31, 2023

September is National Preparedness Month

At the August 23 City Council meeting, Mayor White proclaimed September National Preparedness Month. Each year, September is used to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time.

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August 24, 2023

Tropical Storm Hilary Final Update

Thank you, Escondido! Your support of our City crews and first responders does not go unnoticed. Your patience and understanding were appreciated as we navigated the uncertainty of the storm's impacts this weekend. We are thankful that our community was not severely affected.

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