Recent News

10.07.2019
The Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant maintains an investment grade rating in the latest report from Fitch Ratings, affirming the plant’s sound financial management and its ability to…
10.03.2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today recognized the San Diego County Water Authority with a 2019 WaterSense Excellence Award for advancing water efficiency through its Qualified Water…
10.02.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority this morning presented its 2019 Water Innovation & Efficiency Award to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for significantly reducing its overall potable water…
09.26.2019
San Diego County residents strongly support efforts to continue improving water supply reliability and they largely trust local water agencies to do that work, according to a regional public opinion…
07.25.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today unanimously supported Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-10-19, directing development of a water resilience portfolio approach…
07.08.2019
A malfunction at the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant resulted in a citation from the state Division of Drinking Water, though the water in regional pipelines continued to be safe for all uses…
06.27.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors celebrated the agency’s 75th anniversary during today’s Board meeting, which included 20 proclamations honoring the agency for its service to…
06.27.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today adopted a $1.7 billion budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The new budget is up 5 percent from the current two-year budget, due…
06.11.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority has hired the executive search firm William Avery & Associates to manage the recruitment and selection of the agency’s next general manager. The Los Gatos-…
05.23.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Acting General Manager today recommended to the Board of Directors a $1.7 billion budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, up 5 percent from the current two-year…
05.08.2019
San Diego regional water quality regulators today issued a permit for the installation of new, technologically advanced and environmentally sensitive seawater intake and discharge facilities at the…
05.06.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority today praised Gov. Gavin Newsom for taking a proactive, far-sighted approach to water supply planning for California, and pledged to help the governor advance his…
04.26.2019
To celebrate how safe and reliable water supplies fuel the region’s local farms and food production, the San Diego County Water Authority is hosting a social media photo contest during Water…
02.28.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved S. Gail Goldberg as a delegate to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Goldberg was confirmed by the board…
02.20.2019
Maureen A. Stapleton, general manager of the San Diego County Water Authority, informed the agency’s Board of Directors today of her decision to retire from the agency. “The positive impact of…
01.31.2019
Recognizing the growing significance of the region’s craft beer and coffee roasting industries, the San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors has declared February to be Brewing Month in…
01.30.2019
The San Diego County Water Authority on Tuesday secured nearly $18 million in savings on future debt payments for the region’s water ratepayers by refinancing bonds used to build a major pipeline…
01.07.2019
Three projects designed to enhance water supply reliability across the San Diego region have secured a total of $500,000 in grant funds for advanced planning activities from the Metropolitan Water…
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 drought-…
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…

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