News Release Archive: 2019

11.15.2019

The Board officers of the San Diego County Water Authority announced today that they are negotiating contract terms with Sandra L. Kerl to be the next general ...

10.24.2019

Bonds from the Carlsbad Desalination Plant and pipeline were upgraded to BBB and given a stable outlook in a new report from Fitch Ratings, affirming the project’s ...

10.16.2019

State legislation co-sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority and the Otay Water District has been signed into law, making it possible for veterans to ...

10.07.2019

The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant maintains an investment grade rating in the latest report from Fitch Ratings, affirming the plant’s sound ...

10.03.2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized the San Diego County Water Authority with a 2019 WaterSense Excellence Award for advancing water efficiency ...

10.02.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority this morning presented its 2019 Water Innovation & Efficiency Award to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for ...

09.26.2019

San Diego County residents strongly support efforts to continue improving water supply reliability and they largely trust local water agencies to do that work, according to ...

07.25.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today unanimously supported Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-10-19, directing development of a ...

07.08.2019

A malfunction at the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant resulted in a citation from the state Division of Drinking Water, though the water in regional pipelines continued to be safe for all ...

06.27.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors celebrated the agency’s 75th anniversary during today’s Board meeting, which included 20 proclamations ...

06.27.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today adopted a $1.7 billion budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The new budget is up 5 percent from the ...

06.11.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority has hired the executive search firm William Avery & Associates to manage the recruitment and selection of the agency’s next general manager.

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05.23.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Acting General Manager today recommended to the Board of Directors a $1.7 billion budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, up 5 ...

05.08.2019

San Diego regional water quality regulators today issued a permit for the installation of new, technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive seawater intake and discharge facilities at the...

05.06.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority today praised Gov. Gavin Newsom for taking a proactive, far-sighted approach to water supply planning for California, and ...

04.26.2019

To celebrate how safe and reliable water supplies fuel the region’s local farms and food production, the San Diego County Water Authority is hosting a social media photo contest during Water ...

02.28.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved S. Gail Goldberg as a delegate to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Goldberg was confirmed by the board ...

02.20.2019

Maureen A. Stapleton, general manager of the San Diego County Water Authority, informed the agency’s Board of Directors today of her decision to retire from the agency.

01.31.2019

Recognizing the growing significance of the region’s craft beer and coffee roasting industries, the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors has declared February to be Brewing ...

01.30.2019

The San Diego County Water Authority on Tuesday secured nearly $18 million in savings on future debt payments for the region’s water ratepayers by refinancing bonds used to build a major pipeline...

01.07.2019

Three projects designed to enhance water supply reliability across the San Diego region have secured a total of $500,000 in grant funds for advanced planning activities from the Metropolitan Water ...

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