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San Diego County Water Authority recognizes student Science Fair water projects

April 28, 2004

Megan Lopez, from the St. Francis of Assisi School in Vista, recently received second place honors from the San Diego…

Megan Lopez, from the St. Francis of Assisi School in Vista, recently received second place honors from the San Diego County Water Authority for her entry in the 2004 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair. Bernie Rhinerson, chairman of the Water Authority board of directors presented Lopez with a $200 award and plaque at the board’s April 22 meeting for her junior division project entitled, “Conserving Water and Minimizing Nitrogen Pollution.”

The Water Authority, one of 14 science fair sponsors, annually recognizes six student projects related to water technology.

The San Diego County Water Authority is a public agency serving the San Diego region as a wholesale supplier of water from the Colorado River and Northern California. The Water Authority works through its 23 member agencies to provide a safe, reliable water supply to support the region’s $130 billion economy and the quality of life of 3 million residents.

Megan Lopez, St. Francis of Assisi School, receives her award for the 2004 Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair from Bernie Rhinerson, board chairman and Ben Haddad, board public affairs committee chair of the San Diego County Water Authority at the April board of directors meeting.

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  • The San Diego County Water Authority sustains a $240 billion regional economy and the quality of life for 3.3 million residents through a multi-decade water supply diversification plan, major infrastructure investments and forward-thinking policies that promote fiscal and environmental responsibility. A public agency created in 1944, the Water Authority delivers wholesale water supplies to 24 retail water providers, including cities, special districts and a military base.

    Media Contact Information

    Ed Joyce

    Phone: (949) 276-1675

    Email: Ejoyce@sdcwa.org