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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…
07.01.2002
The board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority approved a new system of rates and charges to fairly allocate the costs of providing water and other services to member agencies. The…
07.01.2002
The board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority approved a $479.9 million budget that will allow the Water Authority to continue providing a safe, reliable water supply to the region.…
06.18.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority is reminding residents and businesses countywide to conserve water during the hot summer months. "We've found that as temperatures rise, so does water use," said…
05.23.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today formally recognized high school seniors who each received $1,000 scholarships to be applied toward their college level education. The…
05.23.2002
The bond rating for the San Diego County Water Authority was upgraded on May 9 by Standard & Poor's, a rating agency, from its current level of "AA-(minus)" to "AA." Two other rating agencies,…
05.23.2002
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, presented the San Diego County Water Authority today with an award of excellence for its residential high-efficiency clothes washer (HEW)…
05.07.2002
Mira Mesa resident Yen C. Tu was recently appointed to the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors by Mayor Dick Murphy for the city of San Diego. Tu, executive director for the Asian…
04.03.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors has voted to refund $7.159 million in water sales revenues to its member agencies. The checks are scheduled to be issued on April 12, 2002,…
03.26.2002
The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Water Transfer Agreement between the San Diego County Water Authority and the Imperial Irrigation District will be the…
02.28.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors voted to appeal the trial court's dismissal of the lawsuit against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to determine…
02.28.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors voted to appeal the trial court's dismissal of the lawsuit against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California to determine…
02.27.2002
San Francisco Superior Court Judge James J. McBride sustained a demurrer filed by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California against a lawsuit filed by the San Diego County Water…
02.27.2002
San Francisco Superior Court Judge James J. McBride sustained a demurrer filed by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California against a lawsuit filed by the San Diego County Water…
01.23.2002
The San Diego County Water Authority is offering a new insurance program that will open the door for more small businesses to participate in contracted work. The service was designed to make it…
01.22.2002
Environmental documents related to the Imperial Irrigation District-San Diego County Water Authority water transfer have been released. The Imperial Irrigation District Water Conservation and…
12.06.2001
The San Diego County Water Authority, in conjunction with its member agencies, received a $300,000 grant from Patrick Wright, Executive Director of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program, along with an update…

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