San Francisco Superior Court Judge Richard A. Kramer today granted motions to allow discovery in the San Diego County Water Authority’s case against the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, motions which MWD had vigorously opposed. The judge also denied without prejudice MWD’s motion to bifurcate the case, saying he will consider how the case should be tried after the parties complete discovery.
Following today’s ruling by San Francisco Judge Richard A.
The San Diego County Water Authority's 23 member agencies will receive part of a refund totaling $8,702,315, the Authority's share of a credit for water rate-overcollections by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The Authority buys as much as 95 percent of the water imported for use in the county from MWD. The Water Authority's board of directors voted today to authorize the agency's general manager to refund the overcollected rates to its member agencies.
The San Diego County Water Authority today announced its full support for Senate Bill 866 (Wolk/Steinberg) and Assembly Bill 1471 (Rendon/Atkins), companion $7.545 billion state water bond measures that would fund critical new water supply development and large-scale water infrastructure projects important for the future of San Diego County and all of California.
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 update on CALFED issues at the December board meeting today at the Water Authority headquarters in Kearny Mesa.
The board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority today approved a $436 million budget for fiscal year 2002 that allows the Water Authority to continue providing a safe, reliable water supply to the region. The Water Authority's fiscal year begins July 1. The budget consists of five major elements: water purchases, $222.6 million; Capital Improvement Program Annual Appropriation, $131.3 million; debt service, $54 million; the operating budget, $26.2 million; and equipment replacement, $1.9 million.
The Carlsbad Desalination Project on Friday was named the “Far West Deal of the Year” for 2013 by The Bond Buyer magazine, making it eligible for the publication’s top national honor to be announced Dec. 5 in New York.
The San Diego County Water Authority on Monday was one of six public water agencies nationwide to receive a Platinum Award for Utility Excellence from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, or AMWA. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in implementing nationally recognized best practices for effective utility management.