San Diego County / Southern California

The latest news and analysis covering water issues in the San Diego County region and Southern California.

New California Law Creates Path to Water Industry Jobs for Vets

State legislation co-sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority and the Otay Water District has been signed into law, making it possible for veterans to receive credit for their military education and experience when applying for civilian water and wastewater system operator certifications in California.

New California Law Creates Path To Water And Wastewater Industry For Military Vets

State legislation co-sponsored by the San Diego County Water Authority and the Otay Water District has been signed into law, making it possible for veterans to receive credit for their military education and experience when applying for civilian water and wastewater system operator certifications in California. State legislators, water industry leaders, veteran advocates and business […]

SCV Water Opens Six New Wells Near Bakersfield, Uncorking “Banked” Water For SCV

Under an agreement to “bank” water outside of the Santa Clarita Valley, local water officials opened six new wells near Bakersfield this week, giving them direct immediate access to the water earmarked for the SCV. On Monday, with much fanfare and ribbon-cutting, SCV Water and its water banking partners, Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District and […]

Water In LA Receives C+ Grade While 60 Percent Continues To Come From Outside Region

The water quality in Los Angeles is not great, but a new study shows it is improving. UCLA gave Los Angeles County an overall C+ grade in its annual water report that was released Wednesday. The report included a C+ grade for water supply and consumption even though 60 percent of the water in L.A. […]