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 – a seawater desalination plant at Camp Pendleton and a large-scale conveyance system to deliver water from the Colorado River. Both options – and several others – will be considered as the Water Authority crafts its long-range planning document, the 2013 Regional Water Facilities Optimization and Master Plan.
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today elected new officers to lead the agency’s board of directors for the next two years.
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 Water Awards. The agencies were selected from an international field of candidates for their leadership in managing scarce water resources in 2009 through the development of innovative projects and programs.
After weighing a number of options designed to ensure the successful construction of the nation’s largest seawater desalination plant, the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today directed the agency’s staff to return to its July 22 meeting with draft terms and conditions for purchasing water directly from the Carlsbad Desalination Project, currently being developed by Poseidon Resources.
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a $1.42 billion budget to fund water purchases, capital expenditures, debt service and operating expenses from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013.
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today unanimously approved a resolution urging the state of California to move forward with long-delayed plans to restore the Salton Sea.
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday provided guidance to staff on the scope of its proposed analysis of alternatives for fixing water supply reliability and ecosystem problems plaguing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta in Northern California.
Following a national search to select the agency’s top legal officer, the San Diego County Water Authority today named Mark J. Hattam as general counsel; he will begin March 14. The Board of Directors approved Hattam’s terms of employment during its regular monthly meeting.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins today rallied support for Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion state water bond on the Nov. 4 ballot, during a visit to the San Diego County Water Authority headquarters.