News Release Term: San Vicente Dam Raise

07.18.2017

The San Diego County Water Authority this week issued a Request for Proposals for a potential joint energy storage project with the City of San Diego that could

07.11.2017

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

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 ...

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 ...

07.16.2014

The largest water storage project in San Diego County history is complete, providing the region with a critical hedge against future water shortages.

The San Vicente Dam Raise project adds ...

04.29.2014

Supported by civic and business leaders, the San Diego County Water Authority on Tuesday unveiled a new regional campaign to encourage additional voluntary water conservation in response to ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

08.17.2011

The San Diego County Water Authority’s San Vicente Dam Raise project, the largest water storage project in the region’s history, has reached another important construction phase. ...

04.23.2010

Construction crews in the next few months will begin the main construction phase of the San Vicente Dam Raise Project, the largest dam-raise project in the U.S. and the largest of its kind in the ...

04.23.2010

Construction crews in the next few months will begin the main construction phase of the San Vicente Dam Raise Project, the largest dam-raise project in the U.S. and the largest of its kind in the ...

07.09.2009

Construction is under way for the San Vicente Dam Raise project – the tallest dam raise ever in the United States and a vital component of the San Diego County Water Authority’s long-term plan ...

03.19.2009

The nation’s largest dam raise project came one step closer to getting underway today as the San Diego County Water Authority received six construction contract bids for the second phase of the ...

08.26.2008

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, San Vicente Reservoir will be closed to all recreational use in preparation for a project to raise the height of the reservoir’s dam to increase its water storage ...

04.24.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today certified the enironmental impact report to raise San Vicente Dam by 117 feet. The $568 million project, to be built on top of the ...

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