The Santa Margarita Water District provides our customers with quality water and wastewater service – maximizing human, environmental, and financial resources – to help guide South Orange County’s water and wastewater needs into the next century.
Santa Margarita Water District serves as the second largest retail water agency in Orange County. The District provides safe, affordable, reliable water and wastewater services to over 155,000 customers in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and the unincorporated areas of Coto de Caza, Las Flores, Ladera Ranch and Talega.
Map of SMWD's service area:
|62,674||Acres within the District's territory|
|155,000||Customers SMWD serves|
|1,209||Miles of water and sewer lines SMWD maintains|
|29||Domestic water reservoirs|
|21||Domestic Pump Stations|
|10||Recycle Pump Stations|
|8||Irrigation water reservoirs|
|3||Sewage treatment plants|
|19||Sewer lift stations|