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2019 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

Operation and

The Water Authority's trucks and heavy equipment were headquartered in Escondido in 1952, as they are today.


Hydroelectric Facilities Generate $4 Million

The Rancho Peñasquitos Pressure Control and Hydroelectric Facility and Lake Hodges Hydroelectric and Pump Station Facility generated more than $4 million in revenue during the fiscal year. The Water Authority sells power from the 4.5-megawatt Rancho Peñasquitos facility on the wholesale energy market, while renewable energy credits associated with the facility are sold to a third party. Revenues from the energy and credits are estimated to top $700,000 annually. At Lake Hodges, the 40-megawatt pumped storage facility has been available for service nearly 98 percent of the time under staff operation, exceeding the original target of 97 percent.