News Release Term: Awards

07.11.2017

Today the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, along with dozens of local water leaders and stakeholders, celebrated ...

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 ...

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 ...

01.14.2016

The San Diego region has been awarded $31.1 million in grant money by the state Department of Water Resources for a variety of projects that will increase local water supplies, decrease water ...

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...

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 ...

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...

03.08.2013

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...

06.16.2011

The San Diego County Water Authority has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and ...

05.06.2011

Twelve students from elementary schools across the county received recognition for their winning entries in the Be WaterSm"ART"

10.25.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority has earned a Gold Award for Exceptional Utility Performance from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies for its strong record of effective management ...

07.19.2010

The All-American Canal Lining Project (AACLP), a major water conservation project whose benefits include improving San Diego County’s water supply reliability, has won the American Public Works ...

06.28.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department recently jointly received the 2010 Public Water Agency of the Year Award of Distinction from the Global ...

05.11.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its Fiscal Year 2010 and 2011 budget by the Government Finance.

Officers Association ...

05.12.2008

The Coachella Canal Lining Project, a critical component of the San Diego County Water Authority’s effort to diversify its water supply, has received two distinguished awards recognizing the ...

05.24.2007

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed San Diego County Water Authority board member Bill Knutson to the Colorado River Board of California as the Water Authority's representative on the board.<...

05.24.2007

 

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today accepted a report from the San Diego County Grand Jury commending the Water Authority's efforts to provide a reliable ...

06.15.2005

The San Diego County Water Authority received the 2005 Multicultural Heritage Award at the 10th Annual Multicultural Heritage awards luncheon May 19, 2005 at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & ...

04.15.2005

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Editors & Reporters Note: For a virtual tour of the dam project please click here: Olivenhain Dam Tour

 

Olivenhain Dam and ...

02.11.2005

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Olivenhain Dam and Reservoir project has been selected one of five merit finalists in the worldwide 2005 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement ...

09.10.2004


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05.10.2004


Editors & Reporters Note:

For a virtual tour of the dam project please click here: Olivenhain ...

05.03.2004

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Regional Water Facilities Master Plan recently received top honors in two awards competitions. Both the California Association of Environmental ...

04.28.2004

Megan Lopez, from the St. Francis of Assisi School in Vista, recently received second place honors from the San Diego County Water Authority for her entry in the 2004 Greater San Diego Science and ...

04.28.2004

Alan Joyce, from the Rhoades School in Rancho Santa Fe, received first place honors from the San Diego County Water Authority for his junior division entry in the 2004 Greater San Diego Science and...

04.28.2004

Six students from coastal schools received recognition from the San Diego County Water Authority at the board’s April 22 meeting for their water technology projects in the 2004 Science and ...

04.28.2004

Three Torrey Pines High School students received recognition from the San Diego County Water Authority at board’s April 22 meeting for their water technology project entries in the 2004 Science ...

03.23.2004

The San Diego Press Club has awarded its highest honor, “Headliner of the Year,” to San Diego County Water Authority General Manager Maureen Stapleton. Stapleton was one of 20 community leaders...

05.22.2003

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors formally recognized high school seniors who each received $1,000 scholarships to be applied toward their college level education. The ...

12.12.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved an expanded water conservation plan that enhances current programs and adds innovative new programs to the effort. The plan, ...

07.03.2002

In an effort to acknowledge the benefits and beauty of xeriscape gardening in our semi-arid climate, the San Diego County Water Authority presented awards for winning designs at the San Diego ...

05.23.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today formally recognized high school seniors who each received $1,000 scholarships to be applied toward their college level education. The ...

05.23.2002

The bond rating for the San Diego County Water Authority was upgraded on May 9 by Standard & Poor's, a rating agency, from its current level of "AA-(minus)" to "AA." Two other rating agencies, ...

05.23.2002

The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, presented the San Diego County Water Authority today with an award of excellence for its residential high-efficiency clothes washer (HEW...

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