News Release Term: Regulatory Restrictions

01.26.2017

Record-setting winter precipitation in the Northern Sierra, coupled with heavy local rainfall and a significant snowpack

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 ...

03.18.2016

Preliminary data released today by the San Diego County Water Authority show that the region reduced potable water use by 21 percent from June through February, outperforming the state’s ...

03.10.2016

State regulators have certified the supply of potable water from the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant as drought-resilient, reducing the regional impacts of emergency water-use ...

02.05.2016

The San Diego County Water Authority is working with state regulators to certify the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant as a drought-resilient local supply source that will reduce ...

01.13.2016

The San Diego region posted an 18 percent decrease in urban potable water use in December and remains on track to meet the state’s aggregate regional goal through February, according to ...

12.10.2015

San Diego County continued its streak of significant water savings in November, when urban potable water use decreased by 15 percent compared to November 2013, according to preliminary data ...

09.15.2015

Over the first three months of state-mandated savings, the San Diego region reduced urban potable water use by 27 percent compared to the same period in 2013, beating the regional aggregate target ...

06.01.2015

The period for local water agencies to start achieving state-mandated water-use targets starts today, making it critical for homes and businesses across San Diego County to immediately limit ...

05.07.2015

New regional drought-response measures recommended by the San Diego County Water Authority’s staff would assist local water agencies in meeting state mandated water-use reduction targets by ...

04.09.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on residents across the region to significantly increase water conservation as it works with state regulators to improve draft water-use regulations ...

04.01.2015

“Today’s call to action by the governor and the record low April snowpack emphasize just how urgent water conservation is for San Diego County and the rest of California. While we are still ...

04.28.2011

Significant improvements in this year’s weather and water storage led the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today to end mandatory urban and agricultural water supply ...

07.22.2010

Residential and business water use in San Diego County fell 12.8 percent during the first year of regional water shortages and mandatory water use restrictions, according to a report provided today...

05.27.2010

Taking into account continued cutbacks to the region’s imported water supplies, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors voted today to continue current limits on water deliveries ...

03.31.2010

Although spring has arrived with its warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours, the San Diego County Water Authority reminds residents and businesses to continue practicing water conservation ...

02.18.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to shut down landscape irrigation systems due to a forecast for rain starting Friday evening through Saturday, with ...

02.04.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to turn off irrigation systems in anticipation of a storm system forecasters expect to move into the region late Friday and ...

01.14.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is reminding homeowners and businesses to turn off irrigation systems in anticipation of a series of rain storms predicted by the National Weather Service to ...

12.10.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority urges residents and businesses to shut off their irrigation systems and keep them off for at least the next week.

Two more rainstorms are forecast to ...

10.22.2009

With a water shortage still gripping the region, the San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies are encouraging residents, businesses and public agencies, as well as gardeners and ...

07.23.2009

Cooler weather and residents and businesses heeding calls for increased water conservation led to a significant drop in region wide water use during the first half of this year, the San Diego ...

06.25.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a $1.65 billion, two-year budget to fund water purchases, debt service, capital improvements and Water Authority operations ...

04.23.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors, responding to reduced water supplies caused by regulatory restrictions on water deliveries from Northern California, lingering drought, and ...

04.06.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to turn off irrigation systems immediately to help conserve water during and after rainfall that is forecast for the ...

02.27.2009

The chair of the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today applauded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decision to proclaim a state of emergency due to drought conditions and ...

02.04.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to immediately turn off irrigation systems to help conserve water. Rain is forecast for the San Diego region ...

01.21.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to immediately shut off irrigations systems to conserve water. Rain is forecast for the San Diego region beginning as...

12.11.2008

National Weather Service forecasters predict rainfall for the San Diego region beginning Saturday, December 13 through Wednesday, December 17. The San Diego County Water Authority is urging ...

11.24.2008

National Weather Service forecasters predict rainfall for the San Diego region starting as early as Tuesday and potentially through the weekend. The San Diego County Water Authority is urging ...

03.28.2008

Seeking to provide consistency in how its 24 retail member agencies respond to times of limited water supplies, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors approved releasing a draft ...

03.27.2008

Faced with court-ordered cutbacks in water deliveries from Northern California and lingering effects of dry conditions locally and around the West, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of ...

03.20.2008

Spring arrives today. At this time of year, homeowners begin preparing for summer by planting flowers and fertilizing lawns. Traditionally, the San Diego County Water Authority issues a reminder as...

10.30.2007

Update: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 30

Water use restrictions have been lifted for Ramona Municipal Water District customers as of 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. The following advisory ...

10.29.2007

Water service has been restored to all residential and commercial meters in the Ramona Municipal Water District, but the community remains under a state Department of Public Health “do not drink...

09.19.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority today launched www.20gallonchallenge.com, a Web site dedicated to supporting the region's "20-Gallon Challenge" ...

08.31.2007

Today in Fresno, U. S. District Court Judge Oliver W. Wanger announced a series of severe restrictions on the operations of the massive pumps that supply water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin ...

07.15.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority has issued an urgent call for home-owners and businesses throughout San Diego County to curtail all unnecessary water use through the end of next week. This ...

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