Workshop at Mesa Water® on March 11 with EXPO to follow at Home Depot on April 15
Costa Mesa, Calif. – Mesa Water District is hosting two spring events to help customers and the community garden better, save time, water and money, and reduce overall yard maintenance.
The DIY turf removal workshop includes tips on native, drought-tolerant and low maintenance plants, watering tools such as smart sprinkler timers and drip irrigation, and on-site water retention methods such as bioswales and mulch. Taking action in your garden will help make your landscape more efficient and save time, money and water.
Costa Mesa, Calif. – Mesa Water District Directors Fred Bockmiller, James Fisler and Ethan Temianka were re-elected November 8 to each serve a four-year term on the Board of Directors (Board). Subsequently, at its regular meeting on December 8, 2016, the Board officially named Ethan Temianka from Division III to serve as Board President and Jim Atkinson from Division IV to serve as Vice President.
Director Temianka ran unopposed and begins his second term serving the communities that include South Coast Plaza, Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Orange Coast College. Director Atkinson has served the communities of Mesa del Mar, College Park, Montecito and John Wayne Airport since 1998.
Costa Mesa, Calif. – Fire departments that successfully fought a four-alarm industrial blaze received commendations from the Mesa Water Board of Directors at its December 8 meeting.
At 2:30 a.m. on November 11, 2016, the fire at 864 Production Place in Newport Beach was reported to local authorities, resulting in a mutual aid response by four city fire departments.
Costa Mesa, Calif. – As the first day of winter draws closer, Mesa Water District reminds residential and commercial customers to use water wisely indoors and outdoors.
Mesa Water® provides a recommended outdoor watering schedule to help customers conserve. As of December 1, it suggests cutting outdoor water use by half, moving from up to 2 days a week to just 1 day per week. Mesa Water’s recommended watering schedule can be found on its website: https://www.mesawater.org/waterschedule.
Orange Coast College Student Caitlyn Nojiri Awarded Top Prize
Costa Mesa, Calif. – To promote water awareness in a creative way, Mesa Water District hosted the #MesaWaterMatters video contest for high school and college students in its service area. Winners were announced at its Nov. 10 Board meeting.
Public Prefers Pursuit of Consolidation with Costa Mesa Sanitary District
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Measure TT election results indicate that local voters prefer that two districts -- Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD) and Mesa Water District -- pursue consolidating into one district that would provide sewer and trash collection and water services for the community. The passage of Measure TT is a preliminary step to a formal consolidation process by the Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission (OC LAFCO), in collaboration with CMSD and Mesa Water®.
Costa Mesa, Calif. – To promote water awareness and spark creativity, Mesa Water District is launching the #MesaWaterMatters video contest for high school and college students in its service area. Three winners will receive cash prizes:
1st place: $500, 2nd place: $400, and 3rd place: $300.
Non-Binding Advisory Vote of Public Would Help Guide Process
Costa Mesa, Calif. – At its July 28 meeting, the Mesa Water District Board of Directors adopted resolutions to place a non-binding advisory measure on the November 8 General Election ballot to gauge the level of public support for consolidating Mesa Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District (CMSD). A recent Optimal Governance Structure Study by Arcadis U.S., Inc. shows that combining Mesa Water and CMSD could significantly benefit customers with reduced costs for the same or better service levels while also maintaining a strong AAA rating and local representation.
Guided Garden Tours Offered Noon to 5 p.m. on Water-Wise Wednesdays
Study Shows $650 Rebate Per Customer, 28 Percent Lower Sewer Fees as Potential Benefits of Combining Mesa Water and Costa Mesa Sanitary Districts
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2016 Water Quality Report Addresses Drought and Conservation; Demonstrates High Water Quality Standards
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Mesa Water to Study Potential Cost-Saving and Options for More Efficient Water, Sewer and Trash Services
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