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03.22.2017
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution in support of efforts by the San Diego County Water Authority to recover nearly $250 million in illegal charges…
03.21.2017
As another storm approaches the region, the San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies for the first time have taken advantage of wet winter conditions to pump captured local runoff out…
03.17.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s $1.5 billion Emergency & Carryover Storage Project, built to protect the region from droughts and catastrophic disruptions to imported water supplies, has…
03.16.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies have again partnered with the local chapter of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association to tackle water waste from…
03.02.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego today announced the completion of an exhibit about the region’s critical and complex water resources that is on permanent display at the…
02.23.2017
The Claude "Bud" Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant has won a national award recognizing its efficient and environmentally friendly technology. The 2017 Membrane Facility of the Year award, announced…
02.17.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority and select locations of The Home Depot are again partnering to offer discounts on water-efficient plants ideal for springtime planting through a series of San…
01.26.2017
Record-setting winter precipitation in the Northern Sierra, coupled with heavy local rainfall and a significant snowpack in the upper Colorado River basin, prompted the San Diego County Water…
01.24.2017
Crews from the San Diego County Water Authority on Friday finished inspecting a five-mile segment of pipeline using a pioneering technology that advances the agency’s legacy of innovative and money-…
01.05.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego on Wednesday took a step toward the possibility of helping the region meet its future energy needs through a new pumped storage…
12.14.2016
In its first year of operations, the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced seawater desalination plant produced enough high-quality, drought-proof water from the Pacific Ocean to meet…
11.07.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies, in partnership with Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, are encouraging more people to save water this winter – and take…
10.19.2016
The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program partnership is offering a new grant-funded financial incentive for qualified participants who upgrade residential turf lawns to landscapes that provide…
10.17.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority today received a top national award from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) for its commitment to improving the region’s water supply…
09.30.2016
As the 2016 water year comes to a close today, San Diego County Water Authority officials said that the region’s projected water supplies will be sufficient to meet demand in 2017 and beyond, but…
09.22.2016
The next two years of leadership on the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors were cemented today with the election of the agency’s Board officers, whose terms will begin Oct. 1.…
09.21.2016
Storms drawing moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Paine have delivered enough rain across San Diego County that irrigation systems should be turned off for at least 48 hours after the rain…
08.25.2016
As another school year begins, the San Diego County Water Authority is once again offering water-themed resources for schools, teachers and students across the region – and many of the opportunities…
07.28.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority is seeking to reduce energy costs for water projects in the region following a decision today by the Board of Directors to pursue a contract with the Western Area…
07.26.2016
A new outreach and education campaign launched today by the San Diego County Water Authority encourages the region to Live WaterSmart even though state water-use mandates have been lifted. The Live…

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