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Water Supply Reliability

For more than two decades, the Water Authority has been diversifying the region’s water supply portfolio to ensure a safe and reliable supply. Supply availability if influenced by factors such as weather and reservoir storage.

 
 

Diversification

Storage

Water Authority:

176,680 AF, 55% of Capacity

Member Agencies:

209,517 AF, 29% of Capacity

MWD Dry-Year Storage*:

1,287,000 AF, 24% of Capacity

* Reported May 9, 2016 for calendar year 2016.

Availability

Local Rainfall:

3.22 inches, 30% of Average

Forecasted Inflow to Lake Powell:

47.0% of Average

Northern Sierra Snowpack:

50.0% of Average

Data are for the current water year (October to September) to date.

Water Distribution and Facilities

The Water Authority is the wholesale water supplier of treated and untreated water for 24 member agencies that serve 3.2 million people throughout the San Diego region. The distribution system is a complex series of pipes and facilities that are operated and maintained to meet the water demands of our customers.

Water Quality (WQ) Performance

WQ Regulatory Compliance:

November 2017: 100.00%

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS):

November 2017: 348 ppm

WQ regulatory compliance is for WQ samples at Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant. TDS is measured for Lake Skinner Effluent.

Water Quality (WQ) Performance

WQ Regulatory Compliance:

January 2011: 100.00%

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS):

January 2011: ppm

WQ regulatory compliance is for WQ samples at Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant. TDS is measured for Lake Skinner Effluent.

Treatment Plant Performance

Twin Oaks:

January 2014: 102.00%

January 2013: 102.40%

Fiscal Year to Date: 0.00%

Performance is measured by the ability to meet delivery orders from member agencies. Goal is 100%.

Environmental Stewardship

The Water Authority participates in a variety of environmental programs and projects, including habitat conservation, alternative energy production, and water conservation.

Habitat Conservation

6,609 Acres Preserved

Habitat is preserved through programs related to the Water Authority's habitat conservation plan and QSA permitting requirements.

Energy Budget

Energy Production:

March 2018: 3,941 MWh

137.8% Increase from March 2017

Energy Use:

March 2018: 6,015 MWh

27.1% Decrease from March 2017

Solar panels, hydroelectric power facilities, and energy conservation practices help reduce power use.

Per Capita Water Use

2017: 124 GPCD

20% by 2020 Goal: 167 GPCD

GPCD is gallons per capita per day of potable water use. Per capita use and 2020 goal are based on member agency targets.

Financial Responsibility

The Water Authority meets the highest standards for financial planning and resource management to serve our member agencies and their ratepayers.

 
 

Revenue

July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019 Budget:

Through November 2017:

Projected Revenue: $338.0 mil

Actual Revenue: $349.9 mil

% of Total 2-Yr Budget: 45%

Revenues include water sales and charges, and other fees for the current two-year budget.

Expenditures

July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019 Budget:

Through November 2017:

Projected Expenditures $338.0 mil

Actual Expenditures: $285.2 mil

% of Total 2-Yr Budget: 37%

Expenditures include water purchases and treatment, CIP, O&M, and other costs for the current two-year budget.

Credit Ratings

Standard and Poor's: AAA

Fitch: AA+

Moody's: Aa2

Senior Lien Ratings from rating agencies.
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