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Explore our water resources on July 25

Join us next week for a presentation on Helix’s water supply. We’ll discuss where our water comes from, the history of the large infrastructure projects we still depend on today, the challenges we’re facing now with a changing climate and growing population, and the...

Native Gardening Workshop on September 14

The San Diego Chapter of the California Native Plant Society will present The Resilient California Native Garden, a day-long workshop on September 14. The workshop will feature five presentations on how to enhance the natural resilience of native landscapes, whether...

Explore Our Water Resources on July 25

Join us on this Thursday evening in July for a presentation on Helix’s water supply. We’ll discuss where our water comes from, the history of the large infrastructure projects we still depend on today, the challenges we’re facing now with a changing climate and...

Lake Jennings Spring Photo Contest winners announced

Helix Water District has announced the winners of its 2019 Lake Jennings Spring Photo Contest.  Now in its eighth year, the contest drew 60 entries from throughout the county. This year’s theme was Life at the Lake, and each of the entries highlighted the unique...

Our Annual Water Quality Report is Available

Helix Water District’s Water Quality Report for calendar year 2018 is now available at hwd.fyi/wqr2018-english. A Spanish version is available at hwd.fyi/wqr2018-espanol. The annual water quality report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), contains...

Explore Our Water Resources on July 25

Join us on this Thursday evening in July for a presentation on Helix's water supply. We'll discuss where our water comes from, the history of the large infrastructure projects we still depend on today, the challenges we're facing now with a changing climate and...

Affordable Succulent Landscapes

We know that most customers who try to save water outdoors do it to save money. We also know when it comes to landscaping projects, grass removal is cheaper than new plant purchases.  To help you along in your water savings projects, we would like to share with you...

Everything You Need to Know About the Turf Rebate

There is a new turf rebate program in town, and we would like to answer some of your questions. The Turf Replacement Program now offers $2 per square foot when you replace existing lawns with sustainable landscaping. If you want to upgrade your landscape and save...

Helix awards mini-grant for fifth grade desalination project

Helix Water District has awarded Saint John of the Cross Catholic School, located in Lemon Grove, a $250 educational mini-grant for its fifth grade science program. Helix Board of Director Mark Gracyk presented the check to Aurelia Barreto, the teacher who applied for...

Native Garden Wins Helix’s 2019 Landscape Contest

Helix Water District has named Matt and Lauren Kirkpatrick of La Mesa as this year’s winner of its WaterSmart Landscape Contest, an annual competition that recognizes outstanding water-wise residential landscapes based on overall attractiveness, design, efficient...

May 19-25 is National Public Works Week

Every day… we turn on the faucet and clean, safe water comes out, we flick the switch and the lights come on, we cook food over a gas-powered flame, our waste just goes away, we drive on paved streets, the traffic lights work, the air we breathe is even cleaner than...

Helix Water District honors local student artists

Helix Water District honored local student artists for their winning Water Is Life posters at an awards ceremony during Helix Water District’s board meeting on May 22, 2019. Each year, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, one of the Helix’s wholesale...

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