July/August 2019
Vol. 33 No. 4

New Online Billing Service Goes Live Sept. 3


Mesa Water District has launched a new online billing and payment service, offering more convenient ways to view and pay your bill.

Here’s What You Need to Know

Customers who currently pay their bill through AutoPay or pay/view their bill online:

  • Must re-register for the new service between September 3 and September 15, at
  • If you do not register by Sept. 15, 2019, you will not be able to view/submit a payment on time and may be subject to additional late fees.

Please note: Once registered, you must make a one-time payment for your current bill, if you have an outstanding balance.

Customers who do NOT currently pay their bill through Autopay or do not pay/view their bill online:

  • While not mandatory for you, it is highly recommended that you register for the new service between September 3 and September 15. This is a great opportunity to go paperless! Register for the new service at
  • Starting Sept. 15, 2019, regardless of how you currently pay your bill, you will not be able to view your bill online unless you register for the new service.

Questions? Contact Customer Service at 949.631.1200 or visit

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Mesa Water Celebrates Flag Day


In commemoration of Flag Day, members of Costa Mesa-based Cub Scout Pack 108 led Mesa Water’s Board of Directors and staff in a ceremony and Pledge of Allegiance on June 13 at the District’s headquarters.

The troop was comprised of students in grades K-5, from Woodland and Kaiser Elementary Schools. Mesa Water staff also unveiled new American flag decals on Mesa Water’s service trucks and uniforms.

Your Water is High Quality


Mesa Water ’s 2019 Water Quality Report in now available at and in print by request. The Report can also be translated into other languages upon request. The document contains important information about your water supplies. For questions about this report, contact Kaying Lee, Water Quality & Compliance Supervisor, at 949.207.5491.

Mesa Water Staff Tour Costa Mesa Fire Station No. 1

Mesa Water General Manager Paul Shoenberger and Fire Chief Daniel Stefano, in front of the newly installed gold-colored fire hydrant at Fire Station No. 1.

Mesa Water staff enjoyed a recent tour of Costa Mesa Fire Station No. 1, located on Adams Avenue. Fire Chief Daniel Stefano welcomed the group and spoke about the long-standing partnership between the two agencies. Both teams also celebrated the newly installed gold-colored fire hydrant in front of the new station. The special hydrant was presented to Fire Station No. 1 by Mesa Water’s Board of Directors in September 2018, in honor of the station’s gold LEED certification achievement.

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Local high school students at the ICRE poster symposium. Photo courtesy of Michelle Ford, COCO Gallery

Mesa Water Hosts High School Science Poster Presentation

Students from Costa Mesa, Estancia, Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach High Schools presented their posters at The Institute for Conservation Research and Education’s (ICRE) 2019 Symposium, held on June 6 at the Mesa Water Reliability Facility (MWRF).

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Mesa Water Invites You to a Neighborhood Chat

Join us for a series of neighborhood chats, complimentary refreshments and a casual, informative community discussion. Your local Mesa Water representative will be available to answer your questions.

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We welcome your comments:

Mesa Water District
Public Affairs Department

1965 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

949.631.1201  |

After Hours Emergency Phone:

Board of Directors

Shawn Dewane, President; Division V

Marice H. DePasquale, Vice President; Division III

Jim Atkinson, Director, Division IV

Fred R. Bockmiller, Jr., P.E., Director; Division I

James R. Fisler, Director; Division II

General Manager

Paul E. Shoenberger, P.E.

Board Meetings

Mesa Water’s Board meets the second Thursday of each month. Regular meetings begin at 6 p.m. at 1965 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, and are open to the public. For more information, call 949.631.1206. Produced by Mesa Water’s Board of Directors, News On Tap is a bi-monthly publication to inform Mesa Water’s customers and community about water-based issues and events.