Mesa Water Provides Adult Water Education Program At No Cost To Participants
Costa Mesa, Calif.; January 18, 2013 – Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) kicks off its 2013 Water Issues Study Group (WISG) water education program for adults on Wednesday, Feb. 20. Mesa Water offers the annual WISG series -- at no cost for participants -- to District customers, community and industry members, elected officials, employees, media, and others interested in learning about local, regional, and state water issues.
Now in its 27th consecutive year, the 2013 WISG series meets the third Wednesday of each month, February through May, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the District’s Boardroom located at 1965 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. WISG participants learn about critical water issues, local and state water history, and future water plans; they also receive a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of the Mesa Water Reliability Facility (MWRF) and other local water facilities.
Mesa Water Implements Improved “One Look, One Voice” For Increased Interaction And Awareness Among Audiences
Costa Mesa, Calif.; January 11, 2013 – To raise recognition and relationships among its key audiences, Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) begins 2013 with a big branding bang by renaming the organization Mesa Water District, with “Mesa Water” for short, and by launching a new logo and look. The new logo features waterfall-type waves in two clear blue colors representing the “M” and “W” of Mesa Water, replacing the angular and reflective blue and green “M” and “W” in the previous iteration. Additional symbolism exists in Mesa Water’s new logo that tell the story of the District’s past, present, and future.
Costa Mesa, Calif.; November 29, 2012 - Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) recognizes The CAMP and Shaheen Sadeghi, President and CEO of parent-company LAB Holding, LLC for their outstanding efforts in water use efficiency.
Located in Costa Mesa, The CAMP is celebrating its 10th anniversary as Orange County’s only environmental sustainable retail campus. For the past decade, the innovative center has pioneered many water-wise initiatives, such as incorporating indigenous drought-tolerant landscaping, capturing all storm water on-site with a percolation system, and maintaining a grass roof that improves the quality of retained storm water.
Costa Mesa, Calif.; November 14, 2012 – Voters served by Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) have re-elected Board President, Fred R. Bockmiller, Jr., P.E., serving Mesa Water’s Division 1, and First Vice President James R. Fisler, serving Mesa Water’s Division 2. Newly elected to the District’s Board of Directors is Ethan Temianka, who replaces longtime District Director Trudy Ohlig-Hall, to serve Mesa Water’s Division 3.
On the subject of the Division 3 election outcome, current Board President Fred R. Bockmiller, Jr., P.E. said, “Director Ohlig-Hall served the public well since 1987, and her contributions to Mesa Water and the public water utility industry are numerous.” He continued, “The Board appreciates and thanks Director Ohlig-Hall for her 25 years of service with Mesa Water.”
Costa Mesa, Calif.; October 25, 2012 - Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) continues to be one of a small number of water districts in Orange County, and the U.S., to be affirmed with an AAA bond rating from Fitch Ratings. The AAA bond rating is the highest available from Fitch Ratings. The key drivers, according to Fitch, for Mesa Water’s AAA rating include: strong finances and very strong financial performance, good rate discipline and low debt levels, strong supply position with ample water supply and import (water) independence, sound management practices, and a solid service area.
Water District Offers Complimentary First Refills As Part Of “Refill Not Landfill” Campaign To Reduce Plastic Waste
District Independence, Customer Service, Water Reliability, Water Use Efficiency Rank High Among Customers
Costa Mesa, Calif.; Oct. 3, 2012 – To better understand community sentiment about Mesa Water District (Mesa Water), the District’s Board of Directors commissioned a telephone survey of 509 customers. In addition to high satisfaction in several key areas, findings validate Mesa Water’s endeavors to meet customers’ water needs and will help shape future activities. Key survey results include the following:
Costa Mesa, Calif.; Oct. 2, 2012 – Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) joined several public works agencies in supporting SB 1387 (Emmerson), a metal theft bill signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown that will take effect January 1, 2013. Mesa Water Board President, Fred R. Bockmiller, Jr., P.E., had the opportunity to meet with Governor Brown in February this year to express his and the District’s support for SB 1387. This bill provides tools for prosecuting metal thieves by establishing civil and criminal fines and penalties for unlawful possession of three essential public safety items: backflow devices, fire hydrants, and manhole covers.
Facility Improvements Will Allow Mesa Water To Achieve Its Goal Of 100 Percent Local Reliability
Costa Mesa, Calif.; August 28, 2012 – The Mesa Water Board (http://www.mesawater.org/board_biographies.php) has adopted a strategic plan for the organization…
Mesa Water's "H2O Sweet H2O" Water-wise Garden Demonstrations Return to OC Fair, Free with Admission
Water District’s Conservation Specialist Highlights California Friendly Plants Designed to Save Water and Money …
Costa Mesa, Calif.; July 10, 2012 – The Mesa Water District (http://www.MesaWater.org/) (Mesa Water) Board of Directors recently hosted the District’s …
Costa Mesa, Calif.; June 28, 2012 – Mesa Water District (http://www.MesaWater.org/) (Mesa Water) has hired Phil Lauri as District Engineer, effective Ju…