Sandra L. Kerl Appointed General Manager of the San Diego County Water Authority

Board of Directors approves contract after nationwide search, starts new era

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Ed Joyce
Office: (858) 522-6716
Cell: (949) 276-1675

The San Diego County Water Authority Board of Directors today approved a contract with Sandra L. Kerl to be the new general manager of the region’s wholesale water agency, following a months-long national search. The Board approved the contract in open session during its regular monthly meeting at Water Authority headquarters.

Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant Cited for Error

Overall water quality not compromised, but customers are being notified

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Ed Joyce
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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 due to additional treatment processes that are in place.

Water Authority Board Adopts $1.7 Billion Two-Year Budget

Approved water rate increases cover increasing costs of supply reliability

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Ed Joyce
Office: (858) 522-6716
Cell: (949) 276-1675

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 largely to increasing costs for water supply, supply reliability and infrastructure improvements.

Southern California Water Coalition Quarterly Luncheon

The Southern California Water Coalition is hosting its quarterly luncheon on July 19 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Carlsbad Faraday Center (1635 Faraday Avenue).

Attend and learn more about San Diego County's water reliability initiatives from local experts. Speakers include Water Authority Board Chair Jim Madaffer, City of San Diego Pure Water Program Manager Amy Dorman and County of San Diego Watershed Protection Program Coordinator Stephanie Gaines.