Recent News

10.26.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority’s pioneering Citizens Water Academy celebrated the graduation of its 500th community leader today at the conclusion of the fall class series. During the popular…
10.25.2018
San Diego County Water Authority Board Chair Jim Madaffer today sent a letter to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Board of Directors that lays out a potential compromise…
10.08.2018
After 60 years of work to upgrade the regional aqueduct system, Vista-based L.H. Woods & Sons, Inc., was honored by the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors upon completion of…
10.04.2018
Las Vegas – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized the San Diego County Water Authority with a 2018 WaterSense Excellence Award for advancing water efficiency through its Qualified…
09.28.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority is closing down work on a potential seawater desalination plant at U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton due to extraordinary permitting hurdles and related costs…
09.28.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority this morning presented its 2018 Water Innovation & Efficiency Award to Kyocera for reducing its annual water use by more than 6 million gallons at its San…
09.27.2018
New officers for the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors were unanimously elected today, with Jim Madaffer starting his two-year term as Board chair on Oct. 1. Madaffer, vice chair…
08.09.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today unanimously gave conditional support to current plans for California WaterFix, the state’s $17 billion proposal to address water supply…
07.25.2018
The San Diego County Water Authority is expanding a long-running partnership with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to increase the availability of devices that save both water and energy for…
07.23.2018
Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer ruled in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority on July 20, 2018, in a lawsuit that erroneously alleged the agency was violating the state’s primary open…
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…

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