Recent News

01.08.2015
After a successful run of more than two years, the San Diego County Water Authority’s turf replacement incentive program has stopped accepting applications because grant funds for the initiative will…
12.30.2014
A storm expected to drop rain and snow across San Diego County today and tomorrow should make it easy to start 2015 by saving water – a great New Year’s resolution for everyone in the region to adopt…
12.11.2014
Six San Diego County residents and their families were recognized as Water-Saving Superstars by the San Diego County Water Authority for their efforts to save water inside and outside their homes.…
12.02.2014
The San Diego County Water Authority urges residents and businesses to turn off their irrigation systems and leave them off for up to two weeks following a storm that is expected to deliver…
11.14.2014
Driven by extremely high temperatures, potable water use in San Diego County rose 6 percent in October 2014 compared to October 2013.  The year-over-year increase follows water use decreases in…
11.10.2014
The San Diego region has been awarded more than $15 million in fast-tracked funding by the state Department of Water Resources for a variety of projects aimed at increasing local water supplies and…
11.05.2014
“We salute the residents of San Diego County for their strong and enduring commitment to a safe and reliable water supply as shown by their support for the state water bond – Proposition 1 – on the…
11.04.2014
“We appreciate the State Water Resources Control Board’s efforts to draw attention to water conservation across California with today’s release of residential per capita water-use figures. However,…
10.31.2014
Water waste is scary – and not just on Halloween. San Diego County residents can fight the specter of statewide drought by reducing outdoor irrigation now that nights are longer and temperatures are…
10.29.2014
Gov. Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins today rallied support for Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion state water bond on the Nov. 4 ballot, during a visit to the San Diego County Water Authority…
10.23.2014
San Diego Zoo Global and the San Diego County Water Authority today announced new outreach efforts at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park to encourage water conservation as statewide…
10.21.2014
Residents and businesses can show their commitment to water conservation during serious statewide drought conditions with new items offered for free by the San Diego County Water Authority. The items…
10.16.2014
Water use in San Diego County dropped 4 percent in September 2014 compared to September 2013 even though temperatures last month were higher than average and far higher than they were the prior…
10.15.2014
San Diego County residents can enter the Water-Saving Superstar promotion for a chance to win a pair of round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines beginning Wednesday, Oct. 15. U-T San Diego, in…
10.02.2014
In conjunction with the 10th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week, the San Diego County Water Authority and leading restaurant industry associations are distributing thousands of table-top tents to…
10.01.2014
At the start of the 2015 “water year,” the largest seawater desalination project in the Western Hemisphere is 65 percent complete and on schedule for delivering drought-proof water supplies to the…
09.25.2014
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today elected new officers to lead the agency’s Board for the next two years, beginning Oct. 1. Mark Weston, who represents the city of Poway…
09.19.2014
The San Diego County Water Authority and 10 member agencies have teamed with The Home Depot again this fall to offer significant savings on water-efficient plants at San Diego County Garden Friendly…
09.11.2014
Water use in San Diego County dropped 6 percent in August 2014 compared to August 2013 even though temperatures last month were warmer than average – another sign that water conservation efforts are…
09.02.2014
College students across San Diego County can win free food and other prizes while contributing to regional water conservation efforts as the fall semester gets under way. The San Diego County Water…

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