Posted on: March 10, 2023
We recently replaced two large valves that over half of our 277,000 Helix customers depend on each day.
Replacing these valves improves the operation and reliability of the district's largest transmission lines.
Located at a flow control ...Read on...
Posted on: March 6, 2023
On Monday, March 6, a Helix customer reported that two individuals said they were Helix Water District employees and requested to enter the customer’s home to test the plumbing.
Please be vigilant - impostors sometimes pose as utility w...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2023
Helix Water District is launching its 13th annual Spring Photo Contest to share the beauty and fun outdoor activities available at Lake Jennings. The contest seeks engaging photos to highlight and promote Lake Jennings with our local communities. ...Read on...
Posted on: February 22, 2023
This month, we completed an extensive rehabilitation of our Tunnel Hill tanks, which are located above Interstate 8 near the Los Coaches exit. These tanks store and provide water to thousands of customers in Lakeside and El Cajon.
The first phase of the pr...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2023
Our payment processing vendor recently issued an email to autopay customers regarding changes to credit card and debit card payment fees. Thankfully, these fees do not apply to customers using electronic checks.
If you are already paying your Hel...Read more about eChecks
Posted on: February 16, 2023
Enter Helix Water District’s 19th Annual WaterSmart Landscape Contest. We want to recognize Helix customers who have beautiful, colorful and water-efficient landscapes and award a grand prize $250 gift card to the nursery of your choice.
What is ...Read on...
Posted on: February 7, 2023
Photo: Lake Cuyamaca under clear skies and Stonewall Peak in background. (Credit: April Vasquez/Unsplash)
This winter is off to a wet start across California and here in San Diego, as well. When winter storms find their way to San Diego, they change how mu...Read on...
Posted on: January 26, 2023
We want it to make it easy for you to find the information you’re looking for on our website, especially when it comes to your water service. That’s why we released a new interactive map on hwd.com where customers can check on the stat...Read more...
Posted on: January 17, 2023
Infrastructure describes the physical systems we use and rely on every day to bring water to you. Last year, Helix reinvested $16.1 million in our water treatment and distribution infrastructure, laying the groundwork for the next 75-100 years. Here’s a s...Read more about investment in infrastructure
Posted on: January 13, 2023
The most beautiful views of Lake Jennings are from a boat on the lake. There’s nothing quite like being out on the water. Now, these views are even better. Lake Jennings just received new rental boats that allow you to explore the lake in a new and unforg...Read more...
Posted on: January 12, 2023
An investment in a water-efficient landscape will pay big, long-term dividends – a smaller water bill every two months, less maintenance, more living space and higher property value. There’s a lot to learn, which is why we offer a free WaterSmart Landscap...Read more about workshops
Posted on: January 6, 2023
At their January 4, 2023, meeting, the Helix board elected Director Kathleen Coates Hedberg to serve a second year as board president and Director Dan McMillan to serve as vice president.
Hedberg is a third-generation water professional and licensed civil ...More on Board Elections
Posted on: December 22, 2022
All of us at Helix Water District wish you happy holidays and all the best in the new year!Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2022
Our smart leak detector/flow monitoring device rebate has increased from $100 to $150 for qualifying devices! These flow recorders monitor your home’s water use and can help detect leaks in your private plumbing when attached to your water meter...Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2022
Get ready for a third year of La Niña and drought in California. Scientists at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration reported in early September a 91% chance that La Niña will continue through November, and an 80% chance that it will c...Read on...
Posted on: September 21, 2022
Helix Water District received its first all-electric, zero-emission, Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck — another milestone in the organization’s sustainability plans.
“Converting public and private fleets to zero-emission truc...Read on...
Posted on: September 14, 2022
From EPA Press Release Issued September 13, 2022
WASHINGTON – Today, at an event in Southern California, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an $18 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to Helix Water Dis...Read more about WIFIA loan
Posted on: September 12, 2022
Construction has begun on the East County Advanced Water Purification Program. The state-of-the-art program will provide drought-proof water and up to 30% of east county’s drinking water supply. It is a partnership between Helix Water District, Padre Dam ...Read on...
Posted on: August 5, 2022
On August 3, the Helix Water District Board of Directors announced that Brian Olney will be this organization’s new general manager, effective September 1, 2022. This is good news for Helix and for the communities we serve. Brian was appointed t...Read on...