Recent News

08.24.2017
As students return to class across the region, the San Diego County Water Authority is offering schools, teachers and students an array of water-themed resources, including several that are free.…
07.31.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority on Monday petitioned California’s highest court to review an issue of statewide significance – whether the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may…
07.27.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today approved a milestone project in the agency’s Pipeline Relining Program, authorizing the contract to rehabilitate more than four miles…
07.24.2017
Balboa Park is taking water-use efficiency to a new level with a collaboration between the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, the San Diego County Water Authority and San Diego Gas & Electric® (…
07.18.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority this week issued a Request for Proposals for a potential joint energy storage project with the City of San Diego that could lessen upward pressure on water rates…
07.11.2017
Today the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, along with dozens of local water leaders and stakeholders, celebrated the San Diego County Water Authority’s Emergency & Carryover…
06.27.2017
In the wake of one of the most significant droughts in California’s history, public confidence in the reliability of the San Diego region’s water supply has grown to extraordinarily high levels,…
06.22.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today adopted a $1.58 billion budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, representing a 2 percent increase from the current two-year budget due…
06.21.2017
“In today’s ruling, the Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the Water Authority, the San Diego region, and its ratepayers on several significant elements of our lawsuits to secure legal rates at the…
06.19.2017
With warm weather expected to continue through the official start of summer on Wednesday, the San Diego County Water Authority is reminding residents of simple steps for saving water during the…
06.08.2017
Instagrammers from around San Diego County have more reason to “like” water today as the San Diego County Water Authority announced the winners in its first-ever photo contest hosted on the social…
05.25.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s general manager on Thursday recommended a $1.6 billion budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, up 2 percent from the current two-year budget due largely to…
05.18.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority on Thursday announced that it will recommend increasing rates charged to its member agencies by 3.7 percent for both untreated and treated water in calendar year…
05.16.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority has received a $1 million incentive from the California Public Utilities Commission to build and deploy intelligent energy storage that will save ratepayers money…
05.10.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority today was recognized by the nation’s largest statewide coalition of water agencies for innovation and excellence in water resources management with its addition…
05.08.2017
On Wednesday, May 10, the 1st District Court of Appeal in San Francisco will hear oral argument in the appeals of the San Diego County Water Authority’s victories in two lawsuits against the Los…
05.01.2017
With the start of Water Awareness Month today, the San Diego County Water Authority wants to see, and share, what water means to the region’s residents – how they experience it, use it, appreciate it…
04.27.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today authorized the Water Authority, in conjunction with the City of San Diego, to begin seeking detailed proposals for a potential energy…
04.07.2017
“Record-setting precipitation this winter means that the drought is indeed over, and the Water Authority applauds the governor’s decision today to formally end the drought emergency for most of…
03.22.2017
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution in support of efforts by the San Diego County Water Authority to recover nearly $250 million in illegal charges…

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