Mesa Water District Celebrates 30 Years of its Water Issues Study Group - A 3-Part Adult Education Series

Workshop series to address the drought, conservation, and other issues

Costa Mesa, Calif.; January 26, 2016Mesa Water District (Mesa Water) kicks off its 2016 Water Issues Study Group (WISG) water education program for adults on Wednesday, January 27 at 6:00 p.m.  Mesa Water offers the annual WISG series – at no cost to participants – to customers, community members, teachers, students (high school and older), elected officials, media, industry colleagues, and others interested in learning about water issues.

Celebrating 30 years, WISG teaches participants about local and state water history, water quality, reliability, conservation, and includes two tours – one of a District reservoir and one of the Mesa Water Reliability Facility (MWRF) – in a three-part series that takes place on Wednesdays, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, and Feb. 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The first two workshops take place in the District’s Boardroom, located at 1965 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. The third workshop will take place at the MWRF, located at 1350 Gisler Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

“Water Issues Study Group has educated hundreds of community members about the quality and sources of our water supplies over the past thirty years, and continues to share valuable water knowledge with participants, including discussion of water sources and the drought, the history of our water supplies, and efficient water use,” says Mesa Water Board President, Shawn Dewane.

Since 1986, more than 500 participants have learned about water issues from Mesa Water.  Graduates and alumni of WISG often make lasting changes to use water efficiently and share their knowledge with others.  To enroll, email your name and contact information call Mesa Water’s Public & Government Affairs Department at 949.631.1201. Details are available at


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.