Human Resources

About Sweetwater Authority


  • Publicly-owned water agency since 1977
  • Seven-member Board of Directors
  • Approximately 130 Employees
  • Five directors - elected by division by the citizens of the South Bay Irrigation District
  • Two directors are appointed by the Mayor of National City, subject to City Council confirmation
  • Approximately 190,000 people in a service area that covers a 32-square-mile area
  • Service area includes National City, Bonita, and the western and central portions of Chula Vista, California

Our Mission


The mission of Sweetwater Authority is to provide its current and future customers with a safe and reliable water supply through the use of the best available technology, sound management practices, public participation and a balanced approach to human and environmental needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Sweetwater Authority does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of age, gender, race, religious belief, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, or any other classifications protected by law.

Additional Information


Please use the links on the left for employment and benefit information. Additional salary information is available here.

Operating Locations


Administrative Office

505 Garrett Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility


3066 N. Second Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Distribution Center


744 "F" Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Robert A. Perdue Water Treatment Plant


100 Lakeview Avenue
Spring Valley, CA 91977


Distribution crews group shot
Chemist Testing Water Sample