Vista Irrigation District
The Vista Irrigation District (VID), an independent special district, provides water for about 133,286 residents living in the Vista area. Established in 1923, the Vista Irrigation District collects water from a mix of sources, (1) Local Water Source - Lake Henshaw, (2) Imported Water Source - Colorado River Aqueduct, (3) Imported Water Sources: Oroville Dam & Reservoir, Bay Delta and California Aqueduct, and (4) Desalinated Seawater - Carlsbad Desalination Plant.
Vista City Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Vista Irrigation District to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Vista City main water system here:
Contact Vista Irrigation District Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
760-597-3120 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM)
No email provided. Please visit the contact form. https://www.vidwater.org/email-customer-service
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Vista Irrigation District (VID) Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Vista Irrigation District (VID) site. Vista Irrigation District (VID) accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Vista Irrigation District (VID) website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Vista City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Vista Irrigation District (VID). Luckily, has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Vista City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Vista Irrigation District (VID), so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.