On November 1, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Valley Center Municipal Water District was notified of a vacancy in Division Two (2). The Board of Directors will consider appointing a qualified candidate to the vacant position to complete the current term.

Interest letters must be received by close of business on Friday, December 10, 2021 by 4:00 p.m.; and 

The Board of Directors will consider an appointment to the Division 2 vacancy at their meeting of Monday, December 20, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. 

Visit our Board of Directors page for more information on how to submit a letter of interest or for a map of division boundaries.

Live Webcam

View our live panoramic camera on top of a hill in the center of the valley showing gorgeous views across Valley Center toward Palomar Mountain!

1st Aqueduct Will be Out of Service for Repairs - Saturday, December 4 - Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The Valley Center Municipal Water District (District) has been advised by its wholesale supplier that from 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2021, through 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, the 1st San Diego Aqueduct that delivers water to the District will be out of service for rehabilitation repairs. As a result, water flow to the District will be severely restricted beginning Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 1:00 a.m. The water that remains in storage will be available only for domestic use and fire protection.

Americans can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual. The U.S. has strong regulations that require treatment at public water systems to remove/kill pathogens, including viruses like Coronavirus. The risk of contamination to tap water is low per World Health Organization (WHO). For more information visit the EPA Coronavirus website:

Customers can expect no disruption of service associated with the Coronavirus. The Valley Center Municipal Water District Board and staff are committed to providing safe and reliable water and wastewater services to meet your public health and safety needs during this difficult period.

Notice of Public Hearing

  Monday, January 32022 at 2:00 p.m.

Water and Wastewater Service Fees

Concerning Proposed Rate Increases for Valley Center Municipal Water District

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on Monday, January 3, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. in the Board Room of the Valley Center Municipal Water District, 29300 Valley Center Rd., Valley Center, California, a public hearing before the District Board of Directors will be held to consider adopting increases in the rates for its water service fees commencing February 1, 2022, and authorizing the District to pass-through certain wholesale cost increases for water service, and to adjust rates for wastewater service fees to account for increased costs of providing wastewater service.

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency and pursuant waivers to certain Brown Act provisions under the Governor’s Executive Orders, this Board Meeting is being conducted via Web Conference and Live Stream, and there will be NO PHYSICAL LOCATION FROM WHICH MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC MAY PARTICIPATE.   

Phone Scams and Water Utility Impersonators

Please be aware that individuals may try to impersonate Valley Center Municipal Water District staff in person or over the phone. Be advised that our staff does not solicit credit card or any personal information by phone. The District will not demand immediate payment of your water bill by credit card over the phone. Beware as this is a tactic used by phone scams. If you are unsure whether a call you receive is legitimate, please do not provide any credit card information or personal information.

All of our employees carry a district employee badge, wear a district issued uniform and drive trucks with a district logo so they can be easily identified as Valley Center Municipal Water District employees. If you suspect an impersonator is near your home, please call local law enforcement immediately.

To verify the authenticity of anyone claiming to be a representative of Valley Center Municipal Water District, customers are encourage to ask for proper identification or call the office at 760-735-4500.

VCMWD Has Moved to Level 1 Drought Response

California is no stranger to drought; it is a recurrent feature of our climate. On July 8th, 2021 the Governor of California signed Executive Order N-10-21 declaring a regional state of emergency caused by current drought conditions that called on Californians to voluntarily reduce water use by 15% to protect the State’s available water resources.

In response to the drought conditions impacting California, the Valley Center Municipal Water District’s Board of Directors declared a Level 1 Drought Response on October 18, 2021; calling for consumers and businesses to voluntarily reduce their water use and help preserve the region’s storage reserves.

For more information about conservation requirements, visit our Conservation page or Rebates page.

 Important News for our Commercial Growers - Discounted Rates Available for Qualified Applicants

The San Diego County Water Authority adopted the Permanent Special Agricultural Water Rate (PSAWR), to replace the previous Transitional Program (formerly TSAWR).  The PSAWR Program provides a water rate discount and is open to enrollment for qualified participants.

Click Here – For more information on program eligibility, enrollment instructions or for the enrollment application form.