A San Francisco Superior Court judge has set Dec. 17 for trial of the San Diego County Water Authority’s two lawsuits challenging rates set by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. “MWD has been and is continuing to overcharge San Diego County residents by tens of millions of dollars each year as More Info »
REDUCED RELEASES TO LAKE MEAD IN 2014 WON’T TRIM WATER DELIVERIES FOR SAN DIEGO COUNTY August 16, 2013 – An unprecedented reduction in reservoir releases on the Colorado River announced Friday by the Bureau of Reclamation won’t cut water supplies to agencies in San Diego County or the rest of the Southwest during the 2014 “water More Info »
Channel H2O The Water Authority is carefully reviewing possible fixes to complex problems in the hub of the state’s water supply system, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta.
August 1, 2013 – Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd G. Connelly on Wednesday entered a judgment validating the 2003 Colorado River Quantification Settlement Agreement and rejecting all of the remaining legal challenges to the landmark accord, in line with his tentative ruling in June. The final ruling secures a key component of water supply for the San More Info »
AGENCY LAYS OUT SCHEDULE TO EVALUATE PROPOSALS TO FIX STATE’S WATER HUB July 25, 2013 – The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors on Thursday provided guidance to staff on the scope of its proposed analysis of alternatives for fixing water supply reliability and ecosystem problems plaguing the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay-Delta in Northern California. To More Info »
SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SETS DATE FOR LONG-ANTICIPATED TRIAL ON MWD’S 2011-2014 RATES July 24, 2013 – A San Francisco Superior Court judge has set Dec. 17 as the trial start date for the San Diego County Water Authority’s two lawsuits challenging rates set by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. The Water Authority sued More Info »
The Water Authority’s new website, WaterSmart.org, is now online. While there are still a few technical glitches, the site is well on its way to becoming a one stop resource with a variety of online programs to help you use less water and “save some green.” These presently range from guides to high efficiency toilets and More Info »
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL STUDY WILL HELP DETERMINE POTENTIAL FOR PUMPED STORAGE FACILITY July 8, 2013 – The San Diego County Water Authority, in partnership with the city of San Diego, is preparing to assess the potential for a major hydroelectric power project at San Vicente Reservoir to boost the region’s local energy supply now that the San More Info »
(The following article is a press release from the San Diego Water Authority) COLLABORATIVE EFFORT IDENTIFIES PRIORITIES, CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR STATE GRANT FUNDS June 20, 2013 – The latest version of the San Diego Integrated Regional Water Management Plan was released today for public review, a critical step in making the region eligible for $45 million More Info »
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