Recent News

01.23.2003
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today authorized the release of a "Notice of Preparation" for the Programmatic Environmental Impact Report on the draft Water Facilities Master…
01.15.2003
The San Diego County Water Authority and the Imperial Irrigation District have signed the largest agriculture-to-urban water transfer in history. The agencies reached agreement on Dec. 31, 2002, on…
12.31.2002
The largest agriculture-to-urban water transfer in history received final approval Tuesday afternoon following votes of the Imperial Irrigation District board of directors ratifying a complex set of…
12.19.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors in a special meeting today authorized General Manager Maureen Stapleton to complete agreements associated with the Colorado River…
12.12.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved an expanded water conservation plan that enhances current programs and adds innovative new programs to the effort. The plan,…
12.12.2002
By a unanimous vote, the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors Thursday elected its new chairman, vice chairman and secretary. Bernie Rhinerson, of San Diego was elected chairman. James…
11.14.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today took another step toward the development of the region’s first large-scale seawater desalination project. The approval of a term sheet…
11.08.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority will drain and inspect two Second Aqueduct untreated water pipelines November 10 to 21 as part of its Aqueduct Protection Program. The pipelines scheduled for…
10.24.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved actions to expand its water treatment policies and to solicit proposals for design, construction and operation of additional…
10.24.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved the Quantification Settlement Agreement (QSA) term sheet that includes revisions to the 1998 Imperial Irrigation District – San…
10.21.2002
Shorter daylight hours mean lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San Diegans prepare to set their clocks back this weekend, the San Diego County Water Authority and…
10.16.2002
LA QUINTA-Following two months of negotiations led by Speaker Emeritus Robert Hertzberg with the assistance of Assemblyman Dennis Hollingsworth and state and federal officials, four California water…
10.02.2002
Looking for ways to increase your business? The San Diego County Water Authority, in conjunction with its 23 member agencies, will host the fourth annual networking forum, “Creating Paths to…
09.27.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors has endorsed Proposition 50, the $3.4 billion state bond initiative that would provide funds to address economic and environmental concerns for…
09.26.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors approved the development and implementation of a Conservation Awareness Information Campaign at the regularly scheduled meeting today. The…
08.26.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority Friday released details of a proposed restructured water transfer agreement with the Imperial Irrigation District (IID) that directly responds to concerns raised…
08.20.2002
Updated September 10, 2002 - Note: Governor has signed bill. The California Assembly Committee on Natural Resources yesterday passed Assembly Bill 1561, which will require new water efficiency…
07.17.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority has completed a second round of lab tests on samples of its treated water supply and found no presence of coliform bacteria. Samples from the Authority’s water…
07.16.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority today notified its member agencies that routine testing conducted on its water supply has detected the possible presence of bacteria, (not E. coli bacteria). “It’…
07.03.2002
In an effort to acknowledge the benefits and beauty of xeriscape gardening in our semi-arid climate, the San Diego County Water Authority presented awards for winning designs at the San Diego County…

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