Mesa Water Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) is proud to announce that it has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This is the seventeenth year Mesa has been awarded this honor by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

“Mesa goes above and beyond the requirements of the general accounting principles to offer information to the public that is useful in evaluating the District’s financial condition,” said Shawn Dewane, Mesa’s Board President. “The Board commends Mesa’s dedicated staff for its commitment to excellence.”

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. It recognizes Mesa’s excellence in meeting the high standards of the program and demonstrates a significant accomplishment by Mesa and its management.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 16,000 government finance professionals.

Mesa provides water service to more than 105,000 customers in an 18 square-mile area. The service area includes the city of Costa Mesa, parts of Newport Beach, and the John Wayne Airport. Mesa is dedicated to satisfying our community's water needs.


About Mesa Water

Founded on January 1, 1960, and governed by a publicly-elected, five-member Board of Directors, Mesa Water is an independent special district that provides water service to 110,000 residents in an 18-square-mile service area that includes most of Costa Mesa, a portion of Newport Beach, and John Wayne Airport. Mesa Water provides 100 percent local reliable groundwater to its customers due to the Mesa Water Reliability Facility. Visit, follow @MesaWater on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, email, or call 949.631.1200 to learn more.