A recently discovered leak in a section of a pipeline in North County will be repaired in coming months while Pipeline 4 returns to service. Crews have installed bulkheads in the pipeline to isolate a portion of Pipeline 4 for repairs. This will allow the pipeline to continue treated water deliveries throughout the county in […]
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Encinitas, Calif.—Residents and business owners are invited to attend a public meeting on September 17 to learn about two important projects taking place along the North El Camino Real Corridor in the coming months.
The U.S. EPA today released a draft plan to advance water reuse nationally at the WateReuse Association Symposium in San Diego. The National Water Reuse Action Plan identifies 46 proposed actions organized around 10 strategic objectives, including leadership and collaboration, to support the implementation of water reuse. “Forty states anticipate experiencing fresh water shortages in […]
A coalition of local conservation groups is hosting a town hall about a proposed desalination plant in El Segundo that has garnered controversy since it was first proposed more than a decade ago. West Basin Municipal Water District plans to vote on the $400 million project by the end of this year, according to the Bruce Reznik, […]
A key feature of California’s drinking water system is the large number of individual water systems. There are approximately 3,000 Community Water Systems (CWSs) in the state, meaning systems that serve a residential population year-round (the remaining 5,000 of the state’s 8,000 Public Water Systems are non-community systems serve places like schools, daycare, hospitals, campgrounds, or businesses […]
A new plan recommends four strategies to advance water reuse in California over the next three decades – an important part of both the state and regional water resilience portfolio. The California WateReuse Action Plan includes a comprehensive set of proposed actions that will more than double the use of water recycling in California and […]
Aquacycl, a San Diego-based wastewater technology startup, announced Wednesday that it has closed a $4 million seed round that will help the company scale its manufacturing processes and expand its sales efforts. The investment round was led by The Roddenberry Foundation, with participation from existing and new angel investors and impact funds, according to a […]
The Helix Water District has rolled out a new smart leak detector rebate program. Helix and Sweetwater Authority customers can get a rebate of up to $100 when they purchase a smart leak detector. The detectors sync to smartphones, allowing customers to monitor water use 24/7 via smartphone and the devices notify customers of leaks […]
The Water Conservation Garden’s Ms. Smarty-Plants program received a $25,000 Environmental Champion Grant in June from SDG&E. The award comes as The Garden, at Cuyamaca College in El Cajon, celebrates its 20th anniversary. “SDG&E has been a long-time supporter of The Garden and its innovative Ms. Smarty-Plants education program,” said Jennifer Pillsbury, executive director/CEO of […]
Chula Vista, Calif. – The Sweetwater Authority, the Chula Vista Elementary School District, and the Otay Water District are pleased to announce the opening of the first Hydro Station in California on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility (3066 North Second Avenue, Chula Vista, CA 91910).