News Release Archive: 2013

12.23.2013

Lawyers for the San Diego County Water Authority on Monday wrapped up their case against the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, concluding a five-day ...

12.16.2013

On Tuesday, lawyers for the San Diego County Water Authority will argue in San Francisco Superior Court for overturning illegal rates charged by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of...

12.09.2013

The public release of thousands of pages of documents about fixing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta underscores the need for cost-effective and attainable solutions, the San Diego County ...

11.22.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s draft water facilities master plan and Climate Action Plan were released for public review today, along with an environmental analysis of the two ...

11.08.2013

The Carlsbad Desalination Project on Friday was named the “Far West Deal of the Year” for 2013 by The Bond Buyer magazine, making it eligible for the publication’s top national...

11.04.2013

Three local lead agencies, working with a wide range of public and private stakeholders, have completed the 2013 San Diego Integrated Regional Water Management Plan and submitted it to the ...

11.01.2013

The end of daylight saving time on Sunday offers residents a reminder to assess their outdoor watering needs and adjust their irrigation systems to reduce water waste. Plants simply don’t ...

10.28.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Monday was one of six public water agencies nationwide to receive a Platinum Award for Utility Excellence from the Association of Metropolitan Water ...

10.24.2013

Healthy reservoir storage levels, strong regional water conservation efforts and growing water transfers from the Colorado River mean San Diego County will have sufficient water supplies for ...

10.18.2013

San Diego County residents now have a versatile and comprehensive resource for indoor and outdoor water conservation available at their fingertips wherever they go.

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10.15.2013

Ten years after the historic water pact was signed at Hoover Dam, the San Diego County Water Authority is commemorating the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement, or QSA, for ...

10.10.2013

Gov. Jerry Brown this week signed Water Authority-sponsored legislation designed to advance water recycling statewide. Senate Bill 322, carried by State Sen. Ben Hueso of San Diego, is expected ...

09.26.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority and several member agencies once again have teamed with The Home Depot to offer significant savings at San Diego County Garden Friendly Plant Fairs in ...

09.20.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Friday asked a San Francisco Superior Court judge to declare illegal and unenforceable contract language used by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water ...

09.20.2013

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday rejected an attempt by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to exempt its water rates from a voter-approved ...

09.19.2013

 The San Diego County Water Authority is warning residents to watch for scam artists posing as fake water utility employees after a series of recent incidents in which imposters appeared ...

09.04.2013

A Superior Court judge has set March 5, 2014, as the trial date for the San Diego County Water Authority’s lawsuit seeking records about a covert public relations campaign in San Diego ...

08.22.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday said the agency is advancing plans that align with recommendations issued by the San Diego County Grand Jury in its ...

08.16.2013

An unprecedented reduction in reservoir releases on the Colorado River announced Friday by the Bureau of Reclamation won’t cut water supplies to agencies in San Diego County or the rest of...

08.15.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors has changed its schedule through the end of 2013 to begin committee meetings at 8 a.m. and formal monthly Board meetings as early ...

08.01.2013

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd G. Connelly on Wednesday entered a judgment validating the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement and rejecting all of the ...

07.25.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday provided guidance to staff on the scope of its proposed analysis of alternatives for fixing water supply reliability ...

07.24.2013

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has set Dec. 17 as the trial start date for the San Diego County Water Authority’s two lawsuits challenging rates set by the Los Angeles-based ...

07.18.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority, in partnership with the city of San Diego, is preparing to assess the potential for a major hydroelectric power project at San Vicente Reservoir to boost the ...

07.17.2013

San Diego County homeowners can now get rebates of up to $50 and businesses can get rebates of up to $200 for purchasing highly efficient toilets as part of extensive regional efforts to promote...

06.27.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday approved wholesale water rates for calendar year 2014 and adopted a $1.5 billion budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015...

06.20.2013

The latest version of the San Diego Integrated Regional Water Management Plan was released today for public review, a critical step in making the region eligible for $45 million in state grant ...

06.04.2013

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd G. Connelly on Tuesday validated the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement and rejected all of the remaining legal challenges to the ...

06.04.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority has launched a comprehensive online resource to inspire, educate and empower the region’s residents to make water-efficient lifestyle choices.

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05.23.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s General Manager on Thursday recommended a $1.5 billion budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015, up 5.2 percent from the current two-year budget mostly ...

05.21.2013

A Superior Court judge on Tuesday ordered the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power to produce documents responsive to a Public Records Act request made 18 months ago by the San Diego ...

05.16.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority “has made substantial progress in diversifying  water supply sources” that bolster the region’s economy and quality of life, the San ...

05.15.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Wednesday announced that it will propose increasing rates charged to its member agencies by 2.6 percent for untreated water and 3.5 percent for treated ...

05.14.2013

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday agreed with most of the discovery limits proposed by the San Diego County Water Authority, denying the majority of a motion to compel filed by the ...

05.02.2013

As temperatures soared to summer-like highs across the San Diego region on Thursday, the California Department of Water Resources’ final survey of the spring confirmed significantly below-...

04.29.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority is again teaming with the San Diego Botanic Garden and MiraCosta College to sponsor a series of classes about WaterSmart Landscape Makeovers starting May 18...

04.25.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday received updates about two potential capital projects to meet the region’s long-term need for water through 2035...

04.24.2013

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Wednesday ordered the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to produce information no later than May 10 that shows how it allocates its costs...

04.16.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Wednesday released a new online tool that helps residents estimate how much water they use in their homes and provides practical tips for conserving the ...

03.30.2013

The San Francisco Superior Court has affirmed the San Diego County Water Authority’s key legal arguments despite ruling Friday that Proposition 26 does not apply to the Water Authority’s 2010 ...

03.26.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s multifaceted plan for diversifying the region’s water supplies is a model for other communities around the West, according to a report released Tuesday by...

03.14.2013

The California Natural Resources Agency on Thursday released the first four of 12 draft chapters of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). The plan proposes new water intakes and tunnels and ...

03.08.2013

The Carlsbad Desalination Project was honored Thursday in New York as the “North American Water Deal of the Year” for 2012 by Project Finance, an international trade publication that...

02.28.2013

As part of its larger initiative to boost outdoor water efficiency, the San Diego County Water Authority is supporting two seminars next week that are designed to help the region’s ...

02.14.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Wednesday priced a $299 million bond sale that will reduce the cost of financing vital water supply reliability projects over the next two decades.

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02.12.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Valentine’s Day kicks off a five-week smartphone photo contest designed to showcase how people cherish the region’s most precious natural ...

02.08.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority and several member agencies have teamed with The Home Depot to offer significant savings at San Diego County Garden-Friendly Plant Fairs in February, March ...

01.31.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority is again teaming with the San Diego Botanic Garden and MiraCosta College to sponsor a series of classes about WaterSmart Landscape Makeovers starting Feb. 23...

01.29.2013

The Vista Detention Facility will get a water-efficiency makeover as the latest piece of a conservation collaboration between the San Diego County Water Authority and San Diego Gas & ...

01.23.2013

Public records show the Eastern Municipal Water District in Riverside County is funding a $15,000-per-month public relations campaign in San Diego County on behalf of the Los Angeles-based ...

01.15.2013

A Superior Court judge on Tuesday granted the San Diego County Water Authority’s motion to amend a lawsuit against the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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