What will SMWD focus on in San Juan Capistrano?
  • SMWD is committed to providing superior customer care, enhancing water supply reliability, and investing in the aging wastewater system.  
    • Customer Care 
      • SMWD focuses exclusively on drinking water, recycled water, and wastewater. 
      • SMWD has a dedicated team of water professionals, including customer care and water use efficiency to serve all its customers.  
    • Aging Wastewater System 
      • SMWD has committed $20 million dollars to upgrading the aging wastewater system.  
      • Customers in San Juan Capistrano will receive the same quick afterhours and emergency response that current SMWD customer appreciate.  
    • Water Supply Reliability  
      • SMWD has invested in a reliable distribution system (pipelines) and water supply for decades.  
      • Cost-sharing in the operation of the Groundwater Treatment Plant which will reduce actual operating and capital costs. 
      • SMWD will provide long-term access to recycled water which will 1) enhance the potential to retain groundwater for drinking water production; and 2) enhance the reliability of irrigation for parks and recreational landscapes. 

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1. When will Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) be the water provider in San Juan Capistrano?
2. Will my account settings transfer?
3. What happens to my water rates and fees?
4. How will I receive my bill from SMWD?
5. How do I pay my bill?
6. Will my AutoPay rollover?
7. How do I pay through my personal bank?
8. How can I reach SMWD?
9. What’s the Quality of the Water?
10. How does SMWD help customers save water?
11. What are the Benefits of Annexation?
12. Why does SMWD want to take over San Juan Capistrano’s Water and Wastewater service from the City?
13. Why did the City of San Juan Capistrano select SMWD?
14. What will SMWD focus on in San Juan Capistrano?
15. Why does San Juan Capistrano have water quality violations from the State Water Resources Control Board?
16. Does SMWD have a new logo?
17. What happened to the city water employees?