Recent News

05.25.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s general manager on Thursday recommended a $1.6 billion budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, up 2 percent from the current two-year budget due largely to…
05.18.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority on Thursday announced that it will recommend increasing rates charged to its member agencies by 3.7 percent for both untreated and treated water in calendar year…
05.16.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority has received a $1 million incentive from the California Public Utilities Commission to build and deploy intelligent energy storage that will save ratepayers money…
05.10.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority today was recognized by the nation’s largest statewide coalition of water agencies for innovation and excellence in water resources management with its addition…
05.08.2017
On Wednesday, May 10, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco will hear oral argument in the appeals of the San Diego County Water Authority’s victories in two lawsuits against the Los…
05.01.2017
With the start of Water Awareness Month today, the San Diego County Water Authority wants to see, and share, what water means to the region’s residents – how they experience it, use it, appreciate it…
04.27.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today authorized the Water Authority, in conjunction with the City of San Diego, to begin seeking detailed proposals for a potential energy…
04.07.2017
“Record-setting precipitation this winter means that the drought is indeed over, and the Water Authority applauds the governor’s decision today to formally end the drought emergency for most of…
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…

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