At Vallecitos, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. In order to minimize exposure and slow the spread of COVID-19, the District's lobby is closed to the public. Customers may still interact with Vallecitos staff via phone at (760) 744-0460 or by email.

  • Water bills can be paid in a variety of ways that do not involve visiting District offices, such as online billing or using our drop-box outside. 
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  • Water safety remains unaffected so customers can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual.  Learn more...
  • Board of Directors meetings will be teleconferenced until further notice. Learn more...


District Publications

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2019 Year in Review
The 2019 Year in Review highlights the District's Master Plan, new water and wastewater Capital Facility Fees, a program to help military veterans transition into water industry jobs, a new pipe inspection tool, and how Vallecitos partnered with local fire departments to help plan for emergencies.

2018 Year in Review
The 2018 Year in Review highlights the significant water main breaks we had over the summer due to the age of the pipes or corrosive soil conditions. Read the report to see how we're moving forward to save ratepayer dollars and minimize future disruptions.  

2017 Year in Review
The 2017 Year in Review highlights the many charitable events and capital improvement projects undertaken by Vallecitos, as well as the District's Sustainable Demonstration Garden being certified as an "Ocean Friendly Garden" by the Surfrider Foundation. 

2016 Year in Review
This Year in Review highlights significant changes for Vallecitos, such as desalinated seawater flowing through the pipes and a new General Manager.

2015 Year in Review
The Year in Review documents how Vallecitos navigated the California water supply challenges in 2015 and pressed forward towards a more sustainable future.

2018 Master Plan and 2008 Master Plan
The Master Plan is a comprehensive document that evaluates the capacity of the existing water and sewer systems and specifies improvements necessary to serve existing and future customers. 

2015 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP)
The UWMP supports long-term resource planning and ensures adequate water supplies are available to meet existing and future water demands.

Vallecitos Water District's Strategic Plan

The strategic plan is a collaborative effort between Board of Directors and Vallecitos staff that identifies areas of operations that can be improved and sets the District direction on how to achieve those goals.

Sewer System Management Plan (SSMP)
The SSMP is a mandated plan* to minimize sanitary sewer overflows to protect the environment and human health.
     *Water Discharge Requirements - Learn more about this mandated plan required by the State, which explains the purpose of the SSMP.

Drought Response Conservation Ordinance
The drought ordinance establishes regulations to be implemented in times of declared water shortages.

2011 San Diego County Grand Jury Report: 'San Diego - Stuck with High Water Rates'

District Newsletter*

Spring 2020
Winter 2020 

Spring/Summer 2019
Fall 2019

Fall 2018
Spring 2018
Winter 2018/19

2017 BETWEEN THE PIPES (Newsletter name change)
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Winter 2017/18

2016 SPLASH!
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Winter 2016/17 

2015 SPLASH!
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Winter 2015/16

2014 SPLASH!
Fall 2014 - Special fire edition
Spring 2014
Winter 2014/15

* All summer issues of the District's newsletters can be found in the annual Water Quality Reports.


"10 Simple Ways You Can Help Protect The Ocean" brochure

"Cease the Grease" brochure - Help keep grease out of the sewer

"Pipeline Discharge/Water Quality" Brochure

Lending Library

Borrow one of our numerous videos, books or publications on just about any water, wastewater or reclamation topic you can imagine for kids and adults alike. Some featured topics include water-wise landscaping, the Bay-Delta and conservation, to name a few. Contact the District's Conservation Department at (760) 744-0460 or by email for more information.



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