News Release Archive: 2018

12.13.2018

Project partners Poseidon Water and the San Diego County Water Authority gathered today at the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant to celebrate delivering 40 billion gallons of ...

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...

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 ...

10.04.2018

Las Vegas – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized the San Diego County Water Authority with a 2018 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

06.21.2018

The San Diego County Water Authority and dozens of partners kicked off the summer season in San Diego this morning with ...

06.08.2018
First Grand Prize
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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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-...

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-...

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 ...

03.08.2018

The start of daylight saving time on March 11 offers residents a seasonal reminder to check their irrigation systems for ...

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...

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-...

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-...

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