• February 10, 2020
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    Imperial Valley Conservation Efforts Benefit San Diego, Southwest

    The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors visited the Imperial Valley January 30 for a day-long tour that highlighted areas critical to the agency’s Regional Conveyance System Study. Board members approved a study in July 2019, to evaluate a new regional water conveyance system that would deliver water from the Colorado River to San Diego County and provide multiple benefits across the Southwest.

  • February 10, 2020
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    Student Artwork Featured in 2020 Fallbrook PUD Calendar

    Talented fourth-graders from Fallbrook area elementary schools picked up their pens, crayons, and watercolors to create the best and brightest water-conservation posters for the Fallbrook Public Utility District 2020 “Be Water Smart” calendar. Out of the 250 posters submitted, the work of 14 artists was selected.

  • January 13, 2020
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    Women in Water Conference

    Career opportunities for women in the water and wastewater industry at every level are the focus of the third annual Women in Water Symposium January 16 at Cuyamaca College.

  • December 26, 2019
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    New Rebates For Water-Smart Irrigation Devices in San Diego County

    A new rebate program for irrigation devices is available to qualified landscape contractors in San Diego County. The Water Smart Contractor Incentive Program, or WSCIP, is designed to help commercial, public and agricultural property owners improve water-use efficiency in large landscapes, through rebates for irrigation hardware upgrades. School districts, universities, and other organizations are also eligible.

  • November 26, 2019
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    Poway Man is Saving Money by Saving Rain

    Bob Raibert loved the green grass growing in his Poway front yard when he bought his home four years ago. The affinity wore off when he got his first water bill. Raipert did some research and spoke to experts. He redid his entire front and backyard. The grass has been replaced with drought tolerant plants and artificial grass.

  • October 22, 2019
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    Climate change making stronger El Ninos

    Climate change is making stronger El Ninos, which change weather worldwide and heat up an already warming planet, a new study finds.

  • October 3, 2019
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    MCAS Miramar Receives Water Efficiency Award

    The San Diego County Water Authority presented its 2019 Water Innovation & Efficiency Award to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for significantly reducing its overall potable water use through a successful water conservation program and new infrastructure for distributing reclaimed water.

  • September 25, 2019
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    SD Public Utilities Dept Honored for Sustainability

    The City of San Diego Public Utilities Department has been recognized as a “Utility of the Future Today” for its outreach efforts for the Pure Water San Diego Program.

  • September 23, 2019
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    Metropolitan Water District to Study Rainfall and Stormwater Runoff

    The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California has launched a new pilot program to provide vital data on the most efficient and cost-effective methods to capture and use rainfall and stormwater runoff.

  • September 18, 2019
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    Will Climate Change Mean Less Farming in the West?

    Most years, ranchers in Wyoming irrigate their land with water from the Green River—a tributary of the Colorado—in the summer so they have forage to feed their cattle late in the season.

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