News Release Term: Awards

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...
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...
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 region’s water supply...
07.22.2016
The Emergency & Carryover Storage Project, a multi-decade effort of the San Diego County Water Authority to increase the reliability and resiliency of the region’s water system, won an Award of...
06.17.2016
Carlsbad, CA – The Carlsbad Desalination Project was recognized for “stretching taxpayer dollars through cooperation between the public and private sectors” by the San Diego County Taxpayers...
04.22.2016
The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant has been honored with a Global Water Award as the Desalination Plant of the Year for 2016 by Global Water Intelligence, publisher of periodicals for...
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 demands...
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 honor to be...
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 Agencies...
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...
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 annually...
05.10.2012
The San Diego County Water Authority recently honored winners of two student competitions – the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair for middle and high school students, and the Be Water...
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...
06.16.2011
On June 9, it was announced that the San Diego Horticultural Society, in partnership with the San Diego County Water Authority, had won three awards at the 2011 San Diego County Fair & Garden...
05.06.2011
Twelve students from elementary schools across the county received recognition for their winning entries in the Be WaterSm"ART"Essay Contest sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority and...
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 of the...
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...

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