2018 Water Quality Report Shows High Standards for Mesa Water District

Water Served by Mesa Water Meets or Surpasses All State and Federal Drinking Water Standards

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Mesa Water District (Mesa Water®) has released its 2018 Water Quality Report (Report), containing important information about Mesa Water’s drinking water, high water quality standards, and the state and federal drinking water standards that Mesa Water® outperforms. A notable result from the Report is that Mesa Water’s sources and distribution system had zero detections for lead. Furthermore, Mesa Water is in full compliance with lead regulations.

Water Quality Team at Vending MachinePictured in front of Mesa Water District’s water vending machine are Mesa Water’s water quality staff (L-R): Detlef Goris, Water Quality Technician II; Kay Lee, Water Quality & Compliance Supervisor; and, Brett Rinella, Water Quality Technician I.“Mesa Water conducts over 30,000 water quality tests each year to ensure our water meets rigorous drinking water standards” said Mesa Water Board President

Jim Atkinson. He continued, “Mesa Water’s top priority is serving clean, safe, and reliable water to our customers.”

The Report provides valuable information about Mesa Water’s water supply sources. Mesa Water provides 100 percent of its water supplies from local groundwater, with some of that water pumped from deep underground and treated at the state-of-the-art Mesa Water Reliability Facility.

The 2018 Report also includes tips for being water-wise and instructions for how to check the water meter to detect a leak. Further water use efficiency information, rebates, and recommended outdoor watering schedules can be found at MesaWater.org/SaveWater.

The full Report is online at MesaWater.org/WaterQualityReport where it can be viewed, downloaded, and printed. Additionally, it is available from Mesa Water’s office, and can be requested by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 949.631.1201. The report can also be translated into other languages upon request.

Throughout June, Mesa Water notified customers about the Report via a postcard mailed to 110,000 residents and all businesses that receive water from Mesa Water. For more information about the Report or water quality questions, please contact

Mesa Water’s water quality staff at 949.574.1031.


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 MesaWater.org, follow @MesaWater on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, email, or call 949.631.1200 to learn more.