Recent News

07.28.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority is seeking to reduce energy costs for water projects in the region following a decision today by the Board of Directors to pursue a contract with the Western Area…
07.26.2016
A new outreach and education campaign launched today by the San Diego County Water Authority encourages the region to Live WaterSmart even though state water-use mandates have been lifted. The Live…
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…
07.08.2016
The San Diego Sustainable Landscapes Program, a grant-funded partnership created by the San Diego County Water Authority, the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, the Surfrider Foundation, the…
06.23.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today adopted rate increases of 6.4 percent for untreated water and 5.9 percent for treated water in 2017, near the low end of projections and…
06.23.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today adopted the 2015 Urban Water Management Plan, which identifies strategies for the region to maintain its safe and reliable water supply…
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…
06.16.2016
Preliminary data released by the San Diego County Water Authority show that from June 2015 through May 2016, the San Diego region reduced its potable water use 22 percent compared to the same months…
06.09.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority this week priced a $340 million bond sale that will reduce the cost of financing vital water supply reliability projects over the next two decades. When completed…
06.09.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies have sufficient water supplies to meet demands even during three additional dry years and won’t be subject to state-mandated water-use…
06.02.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority has released a succinct yet engaging new documentary series that highlights the major events in the San Diego region’s ongoing quest for safe and reliable water…
05.25.2016
S&P Global Ratings today announced that it has upgraded the San Diego County Water Authority’s senior lien credit rating to AAA, a boon for ratepayers who will benefit from lower financing costs…
05.24.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority staff has proposed increasing rates charged to member agencies by 6.4 percent for untreated water and 5.9 percent for treated water in calendar year 2017, similar…
05.23.2016
Preliminary data released by the San Diego County Water Authority show that the San Diego region continues to beat the state’s aggregate water savings target, reducing cumulative potable water use 21…
05.19.2016
“We appreciate the State Water Board’s willingness to revise its regulation by allowing water agencies to certify the adequacy of their supplies to meet demands. This will allow agencies to tailor…
04.29.2016
The development of drought-resilient water resources and a sustained emphasis on water-use efficiency mean that San Diego County will continue to have a safe and reliable water supply for decades,…
04.25.2016
Preliminary data released today by the San Diego County Water Authority show that the San Diego area is continuing to beat the state’s aggregate savings target for the region, reducing potable water…
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…
04.13.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority today filed its fourth lawsuit against the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, alleging that MWD’s newly adopted rates for 2017…
03.29.2016
The San Diego County Water Authority has launched two new resources to help homeowners and landscape professionals increase water-use efficiency countywide and make WaterSmart living a permanent way…

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