LESJWA Board of Directors


Improving water quality and habitat in Lake Elsinore's watershed

Lake Elsinore & San Jacinto Watersheds Authority logo

Contact LESJWA

11615 Sterling Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
PH (951) 354-4220


Formed in 2000, the Lake Elsinore & San Jacinto Watersheds Authority is a joint powers authority made up of the following member agencies:

LESJWA was entrusted with $15 million in voter authorized state and local funding to improve water quality and wildlife habitats in Lake Elsinore, Canyon Lake and the surrounding San Jacinto watershed.

Lake Elsinore's visitors include migratory birds
Fish stocking with Bass

Board of Directors

The LESJWA Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from each member agency.

View the current Board of Directors at


Fishery enhancement with Striped Bass


All LESJWA meetings are held at EVMWD's headquarters in Lake Elsinore and are open to the public.

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
31315 Chaney Street
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
PH (951) 674-3146

  • Beginning in February 2010, LESJWA Board Meetings will be held the third Thursday of every other month at 4:00 p.m. The January 2010 meeting is cancelled.
  • For Technical Advisory Committee and Public Relations Committee meetings, please contact LESJWA directly for current schedule. 

750 square mile San Jacinto Watershed drains into Lake Elsinore

Projects Benefiting Lake Elsinore

  • Lake Elsinore Fishery Enhancement Program
  • Lake Elsinore Lake Mixing (Axial Flow Pumps)
  • Lake Elsinore Aeration
  • Lake Elsinore Recycled Water Pipeline &
    Phosphorus Removal Treatment

Lake mixing flow pump helps circulate oxygen