News Release Term: Water Transfer

11.07.2017

The San Diego County Water Authority today commended the State Water Resources Control Board for setting annual milestones for state restoration activities at ...

09.27.2017

The California Supreme Court today denied a petition by the San Diego County Water Authority to review an appellate court ruling in a case of statewide significance over rates set by the Los ...

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 ...

11.19.2015

A final judgment entered in San Francisco Superior Court late Wednesday affirms victories by the San Diego County Water Authority in both phases of two landmark lawsuits challenging rates set by ...

05.28.2015

The San Diego County Water Authority’s general manager on Thursday recommended a $1.5 billion budget for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, up 2 percent from the current two-year budget due largely to ...

05.30.2014

The San Diego County Water Authority on Friday filed its third legal challenge against rates set by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, alleging that MWD’s rates for 2015 ...

02.25.2014

In a major victory for the San Diego County Water Authority and water ratepayers throughout San Diego County, San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Curtis E. A. Karnow today tentatively ruled ...

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 ...

10.15.2013

Ten years after the historic water pact was signed at Hoover Dam, the San Diego County Water Authority is commemorating the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement, or QSA, for ...

04.25.2013

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday received updates about two potential capital projects to meet the region’s long-term need for water through 2035...

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...

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...

06.25.2009

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a $1.65 billion, two-year budget to fund water purchases, debt service, capital improvements and Water Authority operations ...

05.28.2009

To lessen the impact of water supply reductions on the San Diego region, the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today authorized the general manager to acquire up to 20,000 ...

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 ...

01.24.2008

SAN DIEGO—The board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority today approved terms for an agreement with the Semitropic-Rosamond Water Bank Authority (SRWBA) to store between 60,000 ...

12.06.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority Board today officially approved implementing Stage 2 of the region's Drought Management Plan, "supply enhancement," to address water supply challenges facing ...

11.19.2007

The San Diego County Water Authority has hired longtime Imperial Valley journalist Darren Simon to serve as its senior public affairs representative in Imperial Valley.

Simon, a ...

05.08.2007


The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors has accepted an offer by the Imperial Irrigation District to settle all disputes over the mitigation of third-party socio-economic ...

04.09.2007

The U. S. Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals in San Francisco has dismissed the most significant challenge to the lining of the All-American Canal and has lifted the court-imposed injunction ...

04.27.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved moving forward with the full construction of the All American Canal Lining Project by adding  $38.3 million to its ...

01.12.2006

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today unanimously approved construction and financing agreements between the Water Authority, the Imperial Irrigation District and U.S. ...

12.18.2003

Federal officials have given the final clearance to begin the historic transfer of water from the Imperial Irrigation District to the San Diego County Water Authority, officials with the Water ...

10.10.2003

After eight years of negotiations, representatives from the San Diego County Water Authority and three water agencies met in Los Angeles today to sign documents required to implement the ...

08.28.2003

In a move to continue addressing the need for additional water treatment capacity for the San Diego region, the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today authorized the continued ...

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...

07.03.2003

The U.S Bureau of Reclamation's proposed reduction of Imperial Irrigation District's 2003 water order is yet another action connected to a divisive and unnecessary water rights litigation that if ...

05.22.2003

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors, responding to a presentation on the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California's "Report on Metropolitan's Water Supplies," voiced ...

05.22.2003

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today unanimously voted to support two pieces of state legislation that are key to successful completion of the Quantification Settlement ...

03.27.2003

Resolution

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors passed a resolution Thursday supporting legislation critical to implementing the proposed Quantification Settlement ...

01.15.2003

The San Diego County Water Authority and the Imperial Irrigation District have signed the largest agriculture-to-urban water transfer in history.

The agencies reached agreement on Dec. 31...

12.31.2002

The largest agriculture-to-urban water transfer in history received final approval Tuesday afternoon following votes of the Imperial Irrigation District board of directors ratifying a complex set ...

12.19.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors in a special meeting today authorized General Manager Maureen Stapleton to complete agreements associated with the Colorado River ...

10.24.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority board of directors today approved the Quantification Settlement Agreement (QSA) term sheet that includes revisions to the 1998 Imperial Irrigation District – ...

10.16.2002

LA QUINTA-Following two months of negotiations led by Speaker Emeritus Robert Hertzberg with the assistance of Assemblyman Dennis Hollingsworth and state and federal officials, four California ...

09.27.2002

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors has endorsed Proposition 50, the $3.4 billion state bond initiative that would provide funds to address economic and environmental concerns ...

03.26.2002

The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Water Transfer Agreement between the San Diego County Water Authority and the Imperial Irrigation District will be the ...

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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