Category Archives: Board of Directors
MWD Elects Lois Fong-Sakai as Board Secretary
Mel Katz Seated as Vice Chair of Water Authority Board
Water Authority Develops Road Map to a Secure Water Future
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.
Water Authority Board Elects New Officers
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.
Water Authority and City of San Diego Receive International Water Award
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.
Water Authority Board to Pursue Terms for Water Purchase Agreement with Poseidon Resources
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.
Water Authority Approves $1.42 Billion Budget for Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013
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.
Water Authority Calls for State of California to Fund, Implement Salton Sea Restoration
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.
Water Authority Seeks Right-Sized, Cost-Effective Bay-Delta Plan
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.