News Release Term: Conservation

10.27.2017

When daylight saving time ends on Nov. 5, residents can take action to save water in the months ahead by remembering to adjust their irrigation systems when they adjust other clocks.

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09.29.2017

Thanks to a decades-long supply diversification strategy and continued efficient use of water, the San Diego County Water Authority announced today that the region is in a ...

09.28.2017

The San Diego County Water Authority today unveiled a new demonstration garden at its Kearny Mesa headquarters designed to show visitors how they can increase water ...

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 & ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

01.26.2017

Record-setting winter precipitation in the Northern Sierra, coupled with heavy local rainfall and a significant snowpack

08.25.2016

As another school year begins, the San Diego County Water Authority is once again offering water-themed resources for schools, teachers and students across the region – and many of the ...

03.29.2016

The San Diego County Water Authority has launched two new resources to help homeowners and landscape professionals increase water-use efficiency countywide and make

03.18.2016

Preliminary data released today by the San Diego County Water Authority show that the region reduced potable water use by 21 percent from June through February, outperforming the state’s ...

03.10.2016

State regulators have certified the supply of potable water from the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant as drought-resilient, reducing the regional impacts of emergency water-use ...

03.09.2016

As part of the regional effort to reduce water waste, the San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies are again partnering with the local chapter of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling ...

02.10.2016

As the days get longer, the San Diego County Water Authority and 11 member agencies once again are partnering with several local The Home Depot stores to offer discounts on water-efficient plants ...

02.05.2016

The San Diego County Water Authority is working with state regulators to certify the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant as a drought-resilient local supply source that will reduce ...

01.27.2016

The San Diego County Water Authority and member agencies will hold a series of free classes starting in February that teach homeowners steps to designing and implementing successful <...

01.14.2016

The San Diego region has been awarded $31.1 million in grant money by the state Department of Water Resources for a variety of projects that will increase local water supplies, decrease water ...

01.13.2016

The San Diego region posted an 18 percent decrease in urban potable water use in December and remains on track to meet the state’s aggregate regional goal through February, according to ...

11.18.2015

Urban potable water use in the San Diego region decreased by 19 percent in October compared to October 2013 despite record-setting heat, according to preliminary data released today by the San ...

10.01.2015

Despite strong El Niño conditions that could generate above-average rainfall in Southern California, the San Diego ...

09.22.2015

Once again this fall, the San Diego County Water Authority and 11 member agencies have partnered with The Home Depot to offer significant savings on water-efficient plants at San Diego County ...

09.15.2015

Over the first three months of state-mandated savings, the San Diego region reduced urban potable water use by 27 percent compared to the same period in 2013, beating the regional aggregate target ...

08.13.2015

Urban potable water use in San Diego County fell by approximately 32 percent in July 2015 compared to July 2013, according to preliminary numbers released today by the San Diego County Water ...

07.21.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority on Tuesday released an enhanced version of WaterSmartSD.org, the region's comprehensive ...

07.20.2015

A record-breaking tropical rainstorm over the weekend has triggered state and local requirements to turn off irrigation systems. By state law, it’s illegal to irrigate landscapes during ...

07.16.2015

Urban potable water use in San Diego County declined by approximately 26 percent in June 2015 compared to June 2013, according to preliminary numbers released by the San Diego County Water ...

06.30.2015

A thunderstorm soaking many parts of San Diego County this afternoon means residents and businesses must turn off their irrigation systems for at least 48 hours after the rain ends. By state law, ...

06.18.2015

You might not be able to check scuba diving in Tonga off your bucket list this summer, but you can save water with stylish blue buckets offered by the San Diego County Water Authority as part of ...

05.14.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today acted to help local water agencies meet state mandated water-use reduction targets by restricting irrigation of ornamental ...

05.13.2015

A storm expected to douse San Diego County on Thursday and Friday offers a big opportunity to conserve large volumes of water by turning off irrigation systems before the rain hits and leaving them...

04.28.2015

As part of the regional response to severe drought conditions, the San Diego County Water Authority and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) have teamed up to streamline the rebate process for ...

04.09.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on residents across the region to significantly increase water conservation as it works with state regulators to improve draft water-use regulations ...

04.01.2015

“Today’s call to action by the governor and the record low April snowpack emphasize just how urgent water conservation is for San Diego County and the rest of California. While we are still ...

03.18.2015

“The San Diego County Water Authority strongly supports Tuesday’s efforts by the State Water Resources Control Board to respond to severe statewide drought conditions and preserve remaining ...

02.24.2015

Residents, businesses and growers across San Diego County can help the region save much-needed water for the next few weeks by turning off their irrigation systems and letting winter storms meet ...

02.19.2015

Year-over-year water use in San Diego County declined by nearly 30 percent for the second straight month in January, another sign that the residents and businesses are taking additional steps to ...

02.12.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority and nearly a dozen local member agencies have teamed with The Home Depot again this spring to offer significant savings on water-efficient plants at San Diego ...

02.04.2015

Residents, businesses and public agencies across the San Diego region can save money on artificial turf and save water at the same time through a pilot program launched by the San Diego County ...

01.15.2015

Water use in the San Diego region plummeted by 29 percent in December 2014 compared to the same month a year earlier, evidence that many residents, businesses and farmers turned off their ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

11.10.2014

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 – ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

08.14.2014

With mandatory water-use restrictions now in effect, the San Diego County Water Authority will ramp up its water conservation campaign by making information more accessible online, expanding ...

07.24.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday unanimously activated the next stage of the region’s drought response plan and declared a Drought Alert condition ...

07.15.2014

In response to deepening drought conditions and new statewide directives, the San Diego County Water Authority staff will recommend that the agency’s Board of Directors activate the next ...

06.26.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority today cut its current two-year budget by $37 million, or 2.5 percent, as part of its ongoing effort to reduce costs, adopt efficiencies and leverage ...

06.24.2014

Looking for the perfect groundcover? Need to replace a shrub or tree?

The new Nifty 50 brochure has you covered. One of the region’s most popular WaterSmart plant guides, Nifty 50 has...

06.05.2014

As San Diego County heads into summer and the peak season for water use, regional water-saving programs are growing thanks to two pieces of good news – a $1 increase in the amount offered per...

05.19.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority has proposed rates and charges for 2015 that support the agency’s commitment to water conservation during the statewide drought, help maintain its solid ...

04.29.2014

Supported by civic and business leaders, the San Diego County Water Authority on Tuesday unveiled a new regional campaign to encourage additional voluntary water conservation in response to ...

03.27.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday unanimously adopted an updated water facilities master plan and a Climate Action Plan, along with an environmental ...

03.17.2014

As California moves further into a third consecutive dry year, the San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies encourage residents and businesses to take water-saving actions during ...

02.27.2014

Heavy rains expected across the San Diego region over the next few days will allow residents and businesses to turn off their sprinkler systems for at least a week, saving a large volume of ...

02.21.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority and U-T San Diego are partnering to provide timely advice about water conservation every Saturday in the Home & Garden section of the newspaper. Starting on...

02.20.2014

Starting in March, the San Diego County Water Authority is sponsoring a new series of free classes around the region to help residents turn conventional yards into WaterSmart landscaping showcases...

02.13.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday unanimously called upon the region’s residents, businesses and institutions to increase water conservation efforts ...

02.10.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors is accelerating its schedule to address unprecedented drought conditions in California. The Board will consider urging increased ...

01.17.2014

Despite a statewide drought declaration on Friday, the San Diego County Water Authority has adequate supplies for 2014 because of local investments in diverse and more reliable water supplies ...

11.01.2013

The end of daylight saving time on Sunday offers residents a reminder to assess their outdoor watering needs and adjust their irrigation systems to reduce water waste. Plants simply don’t ...

10.24.2013

Healthy reservoir storage levels, strong regional water conservation efforts and growing water transfers from the Colorado River mean San Diego County will have sufficient water supplies for ...

10.18.2013

San Diego County residents now have a versatile and comprehensive resource for indoor and outdoor water conservation available at their fingertips wherever they go.

The San Diego ...

09.26.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority and several member agencies once again have teamed with The Home Depot to offer significant savings at San Diego County Garden Friendly Plant Fairs in ...

07.17.2013

San Diego County homeowners can now get rebates of up to $50 and businesses can get rebates of up to $200 for purchasing highly efficient toilets as part of extensive regional efforts to promote...

06.04.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority has launched a comprehensive online resource to inspire, educate and empower the region’s residents to make water-efficient lifestyle choices.

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05.16.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority “has made substantial progress in diversifying  water supply sources” that bolster the region’s economy and quality of life, the San ...

04.29.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority is again teaming with the San Diego Botanic Garden and MiraCosta College to sponsor a series of classes about WaterSmart Landscape Makeovers starting May 18...

04.16.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Wednesday released a new online tool that helps residents estimate how much water they use in their homes and provides practical tips for conserving the ...

03.26.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s multifaceted plan for diversifying the region’s water supplies is a model for other communities around the West, according to a report released Tuesday by...

02.28.2013

As part of its larger initiative to boost outdoor water efficiency, the San Diego County Water Authority is supporting two seminars next week that are designed to help the region’s ...

02.12.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority on Valentine’s Day kicks off a five-week smartphone photo contest designed to showcase how people cherish the region’s most precious natural ...

10.27.2011

Today San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard A. Kramer granted a motion by the San Diego County Water Authority to amend the lawsuit it filed last year challenging the Metropolitan Water ...

08.31.2011

Homeowners looking for help on how to transform their yards from water guzzlers to more sustainable displays of water efficiency and beauty now have a new, free guidebook to show them the way.&...

06.23.2011

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today adopted its 2010 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP).  The plan, a key forecast of regional water demands over the next 25 years...

05.17.2011

May 25 is the deadline for owners and managers of multifamily, commercial, industrial or public properties to sign up for a free checkup of their irrigation systems before the program ...

05.06.2011

Twelve students from elementary schools across the county received recognition for their winning entries in the Be WaterSm"ART"

04.12.2011

The following statement by Michael T. Hogan, chair of the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors, is in response to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Board ...

03.11.2011

Monday, March 14 marks the start of Fix a Leak Week, and managers and owners of commercial or large residential properties can get help identifying leaks or other ways to improve their ...

07.22.2010

Residential and business water use in San Diego County fell 12.8 percent during the first year of regional water shortages and mandatory water use restrictions, according to a report provided today...

06.28.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department recently jointly received the 2010 Public Water Agency of the Year Award of Distinction from the Global ...

05.27.2010

Taking into account continued cutbacks to the region’s imported water supplies, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors voted today to continue current limits on water deliveries ...

03.31.2010

Although spring has arrived with its warmer temperatures and longer daylight hours, the San Diego County Water Authority reminds residents and businesses to continue practicing water conservation ...

03.11.2010

San Diego County residents can take advantage of an increased rebate on the purchase of high-efficiency clothes washers (HEW) beginning March 15, the San Diego County Water Authority announced ...

03.03.2010

The following statement is in response to the latest statewide snowpack survey conducted by the state Department of Water Resources, which indicated snowpack water content is 107 percent of normal ...

02.18.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to shut down landscape irrigation systems due to a forecast for rain starting Friday evening through Saturday, with ...

02.04.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to turn off irrigation systems in anticipation of a storm system forecasters expect to move into the region late Friday and ...

01.29.2010

Despite today’s report by the California Department of Water Resources that snowpack water content is 115 percent of normal statewide, significant long-term challenges still remain to improving ...

01.14.2010

The San Diego County Water Authority is reminding homeowners and businesses to turn off irrigation systems in anticipation of a series of rain storms predicted by the National Weather Service to ...

12.31.2009

Funding for commercial water conservation rebates offered through the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California’s Commercial, Industrial, & Institutional Save-A-Buck Rebate ...

12.10.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority urges residents and businesses to shut off their irrigation systems and keep them off for at least the next week.

Two more rainstorms are forecast to ...

12.04.2009

With two storms forecast to hit the region starting early next week, the San Diego County Water Authority is reminding residents, businesses and public agencies to temporarily shut off their ...

10.22.2009

With a water shortage still gripping the region, the San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies are encouraging residents, businesses and public agencies, as well as gardeners and ...

09.17.2009

Several popular rebates for water-saving devices will once again be available to San Diego County residents and businesses starting next week.

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, September 21, ...

07.23.2009

Cooler weather and residents and businesses heeding calls for increased water conservation led to a significant drop in region wide water use during the first half of this year, the San Diego ...

05.18.2009

To help more residents prepare for the start of mandatory water use restrictions in many parts of the region, the San Diego County Water Authority is providing $450,000 to reinstate a water ...

04.23.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors, responding to reduced water supplies caused by regulatory restrictions on water deliveries from Northern California, lingering drought, and ...

04.23.2009

A new poll commissioned by the San Diego County Water Authority shows widespread awareness of water supply challenges, strong backing of water conservation measures and mandatory restrictions, and ...

04.06.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to turn off irrigation systems immediately to help conserve water during and after rainfall that is forecast for the ...

03.13.2009

It’s an important message with a sweet delivery. Along with their Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, and Do-si-dos, Girl Scout Cookie buyers will get an important reminder this year that San Diego ...

02.27.2009

The chair of the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today applauded Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decision to proclaim a state of emergency due to drought conditions and ...

02.26.2009

With mandatory water conservation growing more likely due to drought and regulatory restrictions, the San Diego County Water Authority is planning to distribute 1.75 million door hangers as a ...

02.20.2009

The chair of the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors said today’s state Department of Water Resources announcement that State Water Project deliveries will not increase despite ...

02.04.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to immediately turn off irrigation systems to help conserve water. Rain is forecast for the San Diego region ...

01.30.2009

In the wake of a well-below-normal statewide snow survey this week, the chair of the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today urged residents and businesses around the region to be...

01.21.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority is calling on all residents and businesses to immediately shut off irrigations systems to conserve water. Rain is forecast for the San Diego region beginning as...

12.18.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved $2.5 million to expand two highly popular conservation incentive programs. The additional funding will make the programs’ ...

12.11.2008

National Weather Service forecasters predict rainfall for the San Diego region beginning Saturday, December 13 through Wednesday, December 17. The San Diego County Water Authority is urging ...

11.24.2008

National Weather Service forecasters predict rainfall for the San Diego region starting as early as Tuesday and potentially through the weekend. The San Diego County Water Authority is urging ...

11.04.2008

With the first measurable rainfall of the season hitting many parts of the region today, the San Diego County Water Authority is reminding residents, businesses and public agencies to temporarily ...

10.30.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority intensified its call for immediate water conservation following the state Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) October 30 announcement to limit water ...

09.25.2008

The fall season brings cooler temperatures and shorter daylight hours. It also means lawns and gardens require less water.

As part of its ongoing campaign to reduce water use in the ...

08.29.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority has been awarded a $1.37 million urban drought assistance grant from the Department of Water Resources (DWR).

“We greatly appreciate the ...

08.04.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority today reinstated its synthetic turf incentive program after a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) report that concluded that young children are not ...

06.26.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority today suspended its artificial turf incentive program in response to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) health advisory that cited concerns about lead levels ...

06.04.2008

Officials from the San Diego County Water Authority said today that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's drought declaration sends a "loud and clear" signal to the region's residents and businesses ...

05.23.2008

Point-of-purchase vouchers currently offered by the San Diego County Water Authority and its member agencies to reduce out-of-pocket cost when purchasing water-efficient equipment will only be ...

05.01.2008

Faced with significant cuts in water supplies from Northern California for the foreseeable future and diminishing levels of water storage around California, the San Diego County Water Authority on ...

03.28.2008

Seeking to provide consistency in how its 24 retail member agencies respond to times of limited water supplies, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors approved releasing a draft ...

03.27.2008

Faced with court-ordered cutbacks in water deliveries from Northern California and lingering effects of dry conditions locally and around the West, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of ...

03.20.2008

Spring arrives today. At this time of year, homeowners begin preparing for summer by planting flowers and fertilizing lawns. Traditionally, the San Diego County Water Authority issues a reminder as...

03.14.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems and keeping them off. Water Authority ...

03.11.2008

Enhancing outreach to homeowners' associations on how to save water and changing the public's perceptions of how recycled water can be used are among the key provisions in a water conservation ...

02.20.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by keeping their outdoor watering systems turned off as several storms move through the ...

02.14.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems and keeping them off. Water Authority ...

01.23.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems today in advance of several storms moving ...

01.03.2008

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems today in advance of three storm systems ...

12.18.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems today in advance of two storm systems moving ...

12.06.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority is urging residents and businesses to help the region conserve water by turning off their outdoor watering systems today and leaving them off for at least the ...

11.27.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority said the state Department of Water Resources' announcement Monday of a low initial allocation of water deliveries to the State Water Project (SWP) was expected ...

11.02.2007

The days are getting shorter and the weather cooler. In the autumn, lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San Diegans prepare to set their clocks back Sunday, Nov. 4...

10.30.2007

Update: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 30

Water use restrictions have been lifted for Ramona Municipal Water District customers as of 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. The following advisory ...

10.29.2007

Water service has been restored to all residential and commercial meters in the Ramona Municipal Water District, but the community remains under a state Department of Public Health “do not drink...

09.19.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority today launched www.20gallonchallenge.com, a Web site dedicated to supporting the region's "20-Gallon Challenge" ...

08.07.2007

Motivating more homeowners and businesses to install low-water-use landscapes, expanding incentives for purchasing "smart" irrigation controllers and other water-saving devices, and reducing ...

07.03.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority is issuing an urgent call for homeowners and businesses throughout San Diego County to curtail all unnecessary water use between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. through the ...

06.28.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority today urged residents around the region to reduce their water use by 20 gallons a day per person so the region can store more water for 2008. This call is in ...

06.11.2007

Who: San Diego County Water Authority, the City of San Diego, and the County of San Diego are seeking public comment on the jointly prepared Integrated Regional Water Management Plan.

03.01.2007

How does a semi-arid region find the water to keep up with the thirst of 3 million residents and businesses? It learns how to share. By volunteering to use less water, San Diego county residents ...

02.22.2007

The newest public opinion survey conducted for the San Diego County Water Authority shows that increasing numbers of San Diego County residents are ready for drought-tolerant landscapes for their ...

12.21.2006

Homeowners who want to reduce their water use and expense can turn to high-efficiency toilets and a voucher discount worth up to $165 off the price of qualifying models. But they need to act soon. ...

12.11.2006

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Reaffirming Congress’ landmark 1988 legislation to conserve water from earthen canals that carry Colorado River water in California’s Imperial Valley, the House and Senate ...

12.01.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors has endorsed a water conservation white paper outlining the challenges and strategies of increasing the amount of water saved through ...

07.15.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority has issued an urgent call for home-owners and businesses throughout San Diego County to curtail all unnecessary water use through the end of next week. This ...

07.12.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority has issued a request for increased conservation efforts during hot summer weather. Just as we try to conserve electricity to avoid blackouts, residents and ...

06.21.2006

On Monday, a contractor excavating a Water Authority treated water pipeline that serves North County member agencies, found a leak. Ramona Municipal Water District is asking its customers to ...

03.28.2006

In early February, the county experienced what could be a recurring situation this summer when treated water deliveries were halted for several days. With a potentially hot, dry summer ahead, the ...

02.07.2006

In response to the ongoing unseasonably warm temperatures and windy conditions, The San Diego County Water Authority has issued an urgent request for increased water conservation throughout the ...

10.24.2005

The days are getting shorter and the weather cooler.  Shorter days mean shorter watering times.  In the autumn, lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San ...

08.31.2005

The San Diego County Water Authority has issued a request for increased conservation efforts during this current hot spell. Just as we “Flex our Power” to conserve energy, residents and ...

08.19.2005

The San Diego County Water Authority in partnership with SDG&E will host a workshop on energy issues for water wastewater, landscape and agricultural communities and agencies:

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07.28.2005

The results of a recent public opinion survey conducted for the San Diego County Water Authority, shows that many San Diego County residents support the development of local water resources over ...

07.21.2005

The San Diego County Water Authority board members and community and labor representatives cut a ribbon on a 102-inch pipe today to officially begin the largest construction project in Water ...

03.23.2005

Spring has arrived and daylight savings time is just ahead. Despite all the rain this season, the San Diego County Water Authority reminds county residents that we live in a desert where water ...

02.18.2005

The Water Authority is tapping common sense and technology to improve water conservation efforts. The Water Authority’s new conservation program, Smart Landscape, enhances the health and beauty ...

10.18.2004

Shorter daylight hours and cooler weather mean lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San Diegans prepare to set their clocks back Oct. 31, the San Diego County Water...

07.22.2004

Editors Note: The full report on the 2004 Public Opinion Poll is available
2004 Public Opinion Survey Report

10.09.2003

Shorter daylight hours and cooler weather mean lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San Diegans prepare to set their clocks back Oct. 26, the San Diego County Water...

07.24.2003

San Diego County residents overwhelmingly support the San Diego County Water Authority's program to diversify its water supply portfolio through the development of new water resources, according to...

04.15.2003

The San Diego County Water Authority will host a unique water magic show as a part of the Month of the Military Child for the kids of Miramar Marine Air Station Thursday, April 17th at 2:00 p.m. in...

12.12.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved an expanded water conservation plan that enhances current programs and adds innovative new programs to the effort. The plan, ...

10.21.2002

Shorter daylight hours mean lawns and gardens throughout the San Diego region need less water. As San Diegans prepare to set their clocks back this weekend, the San Diego County Water Authority and...

09.26.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors approved the development and implementation of a Conservation Awareness Information Campaign at the regularly scheduled meeting today. The ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

06.19.2001

The San Diego County Water Authority is reminding residents and businesses countywide to conserve water during the upcoming summer months. This year it is especially important to minimize water use...

01.12.2001

The final major component of a plan to reduce California’s dependence on Colorado River water is set for implementation when the Secretary of the Interior, Bruce Babbitt, signs the Record of ...

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