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07.09.2018
Residents in San Diego County now can receive $2.75 per square foot for replacing turf with sustainable landscaping features as part of a new Landscape Transformation Program launched today across…
06.28.2018
Wholesale water rates adopted today by the San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors include some of the smallest increases in the past 15 years due to successful litigation against the Los…
06.21.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority and dozens of partners kicked off the summer season in San Diego this morning with the release of a new report highlighting the multi-billion-dollar economic…
06.08.2018
First Grand Prize Submitted by: Kris Dailey of San Diego Caption: Water is like my spouse, without it I can't live. Location: Sunset CliffsA beauty shot of an East County reservoir and a portrait of…
05.24.2018
The regional chapter of the American Public Works Association today conferred two Project of the Year awards on the San Diego County Water Authority for a pipeline upgrade in Scripps Ranch and a…
05.23.2018
Business, civic and water industry officials from across San Diego County have joined forces to oppose a proposed $135 million per year tax on drinking water in California that would harm ratepayers…
05.17.2018
Water rate increases proposed by the San Diego County Water Authority staff for 2019 are among the smallest in the past 15 years due to financial benefits secured through litigation against the Los…
04.25.2018
Sharing images that highlight the importance of safe and reliable water supplies in San Diego County will win valuable prizes for dozens of participants during a social media contest that spans Water…
03.22.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today voted to endorse Proposition 68, a state bond measure that would fund projects important to the San Diego region and allocate more than…
03.22.2018
As part of its pioneering approach to pipeline asset management, the San Diego County Water Authority is co-sponsoring a nationwide contest to advance leak- and corrosion-detection technologies for…
03.16.2018
As part of national Fix a Leak Week activities that start March 19, home and business owners across the region can take advantage of free water-use checkups and other water-saving resources offered…
03.14.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority will save approximately $100,000 per year with commercial-scale batteries installed at the agency’s Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant near San Marcos. The…
03.08.2018
The start of daylight saving time on March 11 offers residents a seasonal reminder to check their irrigation systems for efficient operation when they change their clocks. It’s important to ensure…
02.12.2018
Free copies of a popular guidebook for environmentally friendly landscape upgrades are available to residents countywide starting today, thanks to a second printing of the “San Diego Sustainable…
01.29.2018
Looking for a way to spruce up your yard and trim water use at the same time? The San Diego County Water Authority is here to help with two new sessions of the four-part WaterSmart Landscape Makeover…
01.25.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority is seeking approximately 20 commercial-scale landscapes for participation in a program that has demonstrated significant outdoor water-use reductions through a…
12.07.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday authorized negotiations with Tenaska Inc.-Diamond Generating Corp. Joint Venture to assess the potential for developing a major…
12.07.2017
The San Diego region will benefit from a historic water conservation-and-transfer agreement with the Imperial Irrigation District at least through 2047 after the San Diego County Water Authority’s…
11.07.2017
The San Diego County Water Authority today commended the State Water Resources Control Board for setting annual milestones for state restoration activities at the Salton Sea and a Dec. 31, 2022,…
10.27.2017
When daylight saving time ends on Nov. 5, residents can take action to save water in the months ahead by remembering to adjust their irrigation systems when they adjust other clocks. "Adjusting…

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