News Release Term: Bay Delta

07.09.2015
“The future of the Bay-Delta is important to all Californians, as is the strategy that the state adopts to address the Bay-Delta’s many costly and complex environmental and water supply challenges....
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 152,000...
06.03.2014
The San Diego County Water Authority is urging state and federal officials to be more transparent and thorough in explaining the fundamental financial components of a proposed $25 billion project to...
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 Water...
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 remaining legal...
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 and...
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...
07.25.2012
The following statement from San Diego County Water Authority Board Chair Michael T. Hogan is in response to Gov. Jerry Brown and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announcing today a preferred...
06.08.2012
The San Diego County Water Authority Friday filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California over its adopted wholesale water rates for calendar years 2013 and 2014...
02.23.2012
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today affirmed its support for securing a long-term fix to the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta. It also pledged to continue to advocate for...
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...
03.03.2010
The following statement is in response to the latest statewide snowpack survey conducted by the state Department of Water Resources, which indicated snowpack water content is 107 percent of normal...
01.29.2010
Despite today’s report by the California Department of Water Resources that snowpack water content is 115 percent of normal statewide, significant long-term challenges still remain to improving...
01.28.2010
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today voted to adopt a position of support for an $11.14 billion state water bond, which will appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot. The...
11.04.2009
The San Diego County Water Authority praised the California Legislature’s approval early today of a landmark package of legislation that aims to make long-term improvements in statewide water...
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...
05.28.2009
To lessen the impact of water supply reductions on the San Diego region, the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today authorized the general manager to acquire up to 20,000 acre-...
04.30.2009
The Imperial Irrigation District, San Diego County Water Authority, state Department of Water Resources and Bureau of Reclamation today celebrated the pending completion of the All-American Canal...
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...
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...

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