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<br /> OPERATION<br /> H2O<br /> Annual Report 2009<br /> On the cover: Workers weld pipe joints inside the San Vicente Pipeline<br /> PAGE PAGE PAGE PAGE<br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> <br /> 4-11 12-19 20-31 32-40<br /> Following<br /> the Plan for<br /> Drought<br /> Management<br /> <br /> Communicating<br /> the Need to Save<br /> Water Now<br /> <br /> Committing<br /> to Conserve<br /> <br /> Forging a<br /> Resilient<br /> Water Supply<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> OPERATION<br /> H2O<br /> A CLEAR AND DECISIVE RESPONSE<br /> <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=1">OPERATIONH2O </a> OPERATIONH2O <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=2">On the cover: Workers weld pipe joints inside the</a> On the cover: Workers weld pipe joints inside the<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=3">PAGE </a> PAGE <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=4">From left: Claude A. &ldquo;Bud&rdquo; Lewis, Chair; Mark W. </a> From left: Claude A. &ldquo;Bud&rdquo; Lewis, Chair; Mark W. <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=5"> Concurrently,theWaterAuthorityrea</a> Concurrently,theWaterAuthorityrea<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=6"></a> <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=7"> DROUGHTMANAGEMENT CALLSFORORDERLY,PROGRES</a> DROUGHTMANAGEMENT CALLSFORORDERLY,PROGRES<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=8">The State Water Project's Harvey O. Banks pumping</a> The State Water Project's Harvey O. Banks pumping<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=9"> &ldquo; </a> &ldquo; <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=10">AN ORDERLY PROCESSIn 2006&mdash; a wet year in Calif</a> AN ORDERLY PROCESSIn 2006&mdash; a wet year in Calif<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=11">Delta smeltChinook salmonLon</a> Delta smeltChinook salmonLon<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=12">AN ORDERLY TRANSITIONBy April 2009, supply chal</a> AN ORDERLY TRANSITIONBy April 2009, supply chal<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=13">LEGISLATIVEHIGHLIGHTSIMPROVING BAY-DELTA WATER </a> LEGISLATIVEHIGHLIGHTSIMPROVING BAY-DELTA WATER <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=14"></a> <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=15">95% SAIDAWOF ARE RESIDENTST</a> 95% SAIDAWOF ARE RESIDENTST<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=16">COMMUNICATING SAVETHE NEED TO</a> COMMUNICATING SAVETHE NEED TO<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=17">WATERNOW </a> WATERNOW <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=18">HEEDING THE URGENT CALLThroughout the year, th</a> HEEDING THE URGENT CALLThroughout the year, th<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 19" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=19">We must conservemore water to protectour region</a> We must conservemore water to protectour region<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 20" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=20">PUBLIC: WATER RELIABILITYIS CRITICALThe Water </a> PUBLIC: WATER RELIABILITYIS CRITICALThe Water <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 21" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=21">SPEAKING FRANKLYWater Authority board members a</a> SPEAKING FRANKLYWater Authority board members a<a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 22" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/9004c42a?page=22"></a> <a title="San Diego County Water Authority Annual Report 2009 page 23" 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