About Santa Margarita Water District

Santa Margarita Water District provides safe, reliable drinking water, recycled water and, wastewater services to over 165,000 residents in eight unique communities: Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and the communities of Coto de Caza, Las Flores, Ladera Ranch, Village of Sendero and Esencia, and Talega in San Clemente. The District is the second largest retail water agency in Orange County, by area, and third largest by customers served.

One hundred percent of the District's drinking water supply is imported from hundreds of miles away. Santa Margarita Water District is committed to developing local, reliable, sustainable, and cost-effective water supplies for today and generations to come.

Santa Margarita Water District

Jim Leach,
26111 Antonio Pkwy.
Las Flores, California 92679
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