Who we serve
Helix is responsible for delivering a safe and reliable water supply to the cities of La Mesa, Lemon Grove and El Cajon, the Spring Valley and Lakeside communities, and unincorporated areas of the county. We provide water for people and homes, east county’s economy and jobs, firefighting, and street trees and soccer fields.
Service Area Population
Helix is a Special District
The Ralph M. Brown Act requires that the public is notified of Board meetings and able to attend.
The Fair Political Practices Commission requires Board members and Helix staff to file a Statement of Economic Interest annually, reporting any gifts or monies received.
Assembly Bill 1234 requires Board members to attend ethics training upon election or appointment, and re-certify every two years.
State law requires special districts to submit regular audits performed by a certified public accountant to ensure public funds are properly managed. The audits are public documents filed with the state and county controller.
The California Public Records Act gives the public the right to request and access information from public agencies.
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Our story dates back to the 1880’s and east county’s beginnings.
Our Mission Statement
Helix Water District is a progressive industry leader, providing high quality water, through an efficient and reliable system. Our innovative and dedicated employees and board members maximize human and technological resources, while providing superior service to our customers and supporting the environment for a sustainable future.
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