The mission of the Lake Arrowhead Community Services District is to provide exceptional water and wastewater services, as we protect our water resources and preserve our environment.
Our motto: Provide, Protect, Preserve
The District is a self-governed Special District. A special district is a separate local government that delivers specific public services within a defined area. There are approximately 3,400 independent special districts in California. The District is governed by an elected Board of Directors. Read more about the District Ordinances & Resolutions or Rules & Regulations.
The District provides water service to the Lake Arrowhead community and wastewater services to customers in the Lake Arrowhead and surrounding communities. Today, the District serves approximately 8,500 water connections and 10,500 wastewater connections. District Map and Boundaries.
District staff operate two water treatment plants, 19 water pumping stations, two wastewater treatment plants, 21 wastewater pumping stations, 20 reservoir tanks and several hundred miles of pipelines (List of District facilities). It is primarily funded by utility fees. Only the wastewater fund is augmented by a small amount of property tax revenue.
The communities served by the District range in elevation from 4,500 feet to over 6,000 feet and encompass approximately 15 square miles. As a resort area, Lake Arrowhead includes commercial areas oriented to tourists and seasonal residents as well as year-round residents. Approximately half of the residential dwelling units in the area are second homes.