We posted Helix's annual water quality report on our website. There are five ways you can access it: It's posted on our Water You Can Trust webpage Or click on the Water Quality Report link under Your Account in our site's main menu Or enter the web address...read more
Photo: The American River in Northern California swollen with melting snow from the Sierra. The barrage of storms that pounded the Sierra Nevada this winter and spring added up to a snowpack that's massive. Amid a major heat wave all of that snow is now melting — and...read more
Photo: Lake Cuyamaca earlier this year. Based on the $84.1 million preliminary budget approved by the board on June 13th, Helix anticipates a 4 percent rate increase on January 1, 2018, well below the 11 percent increase specified in the five year rate...read more
This past Saturday, June 17, 2017, Helix Water District joined with community volunteers in the first ever Clean El Cajon Day at Wells Park. Under the “Helix Helps” program, over 20 Helix employees, families and friends volunteered their Saturday morning to support...read more
Winners named in annual Lake Jennings Spring Photo Contest. Have you ever imagined the beauty of intense light sparkling from a rippled lake surface… or the majesty of birds in flight, riding a cool breeze just inches above a glass-smooth body of water? ...read more
Image: Water is Life poster by 3rd grader Melody Yu. Water is Life posters created by grade 3-11 students throughout Southern California are on exhibit in Helix's lobby through June 20th. The posters were selected from hundreds of entries in the annual Water is Life...read more
Photo: from right: Helix Boardmember Mark Gracyk, who represents Lemon Grove, Boardmember DeAna Verbeke, Board President Joel Scalzitti and Lemon Grove assistant city manager and public works director Mike James. Helix Water District Board President Joel Scalzitti...read more
Photo: Sierra snowpack. Governor Brown declared California’s drought over on April 1, 2017 and last week, Helix’s board of directors rescinded the district’s Level 1 Drought Watch. While water supplies have drastically improved over the past year, we know that we’ll...read more
Photo: Helix Helps employees at the city of Lemon Grove's Community Cleanup on Earth Day. Join Helix Water District employees and their families this Saturday, June 17, from 9am-11am as they volunteer to help clean up Wells Park for Clean El Cajon Day. Clean El Cajon...read more
Based on all of the questions we answered at Customer Appreciation Day a couple of weeks ago, we know that many homeowners are deciding how to relandscape now that water use restrictions have ended. There's two steps to relandscaping: the first step is deciding what...read more
We have seats available for our WaterSmart Landscape Design Workshop from 9:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, June 10th at our operations center in El Cajon. June is the perfect time to attend our workshop because it puts you on track for planting a new, water efficient...read more
Each year, Helix honors two high school seniors who share our commitment to service, integrity and continuous improvement, and we award them $1,000 scholarships for college. The scholarships were endowed by Dr. Lillian Childs, who was on Helix's Board of Directors...read more
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