Work Notifications

Santa Margarita Water District invests millions of dollars annually to maintain and repair its infrastructure to help ensure reliable water services to its more than 200,000 residents. Here are a few of the current and planned projects happening in your neighborhood. Many projects have their webpage with specifics and maps of the impacted area. Please click the links below to learn more. 

Las Flores/Wagon Wheel/Coto de Caza

Mission Viejo

Rancho Mission Viejo

Rancho Santa Margarita

San Juan Capistrano

Los Rios Street Sewer Upgrade

  • June 5 -18, 2023
  • Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Los Rios Street closed from Del Obispo to 31871 Los Rios (just before River Street)
  • There will be a 4-hour interruption in sewer service to reconnect the new pipelines. The impacted customers will receive a door hanger 48 hours before the interruption in sewer service.
  • Notification mailed to customers on 5/22/2023

Don Juan Project - Andres Pico Road & Ysidora Street

  • March 27-May 27, 2023 (extended to June 1, 2023)
  • Monday - Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Pipeline and Pressure Zone Upgrades 
  • Temporary shutoff on May 24 from 8 AM to 4 PM. The impacted customers will receive a door hanger before the shutdown
  • Notification mailed to customers on 

San Juan Capistrano Sewer Project

  • 2022-2023
  • Monday - Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM
  • Upgrading 8,128 feet of sewer pipelines
  • There are two methods to upgrade the pipelines based on the age, location, and condition of the pipeline: UV-cured in-place liner and dig and replace. 
  • Learn more by visiting,