San Diego County / Southern California

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

Election 2020: Imperial Irrigation District has Two Seats on November Ballot

Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Imperial Irrigation District’s five-member board of directors on Nov. 3. The election will be the culmination of contentious races that already eliminated one incumbent in the primary.

Pipeline Replacement to Close Portions of Temecula Parkway Starting Next Month

Rancho California Water District crews will begin replacing more than a mile of pipeline under Temecula Parkway in November. Staff from the water district updated the Temecula City Council on their plans at the council’s Oct. 13 meeting, where they said the project will result in lane closures on westbound Temecula Parkway from November through […]

San Diego ‘Gets It Done’ — 7,000 Tons of Trash Removed from Public Spaces

Three years into a citywide effort to keep San Diego clean and safe, Mayor Kevin Faulconer brought together partners of the city’s Clean SD program Tuesday to highlight the progress in removing more than 7,000 tons of trash, debris and waste from public spaces across the city.

Environmentalists Win Key Battle Over Mission Bay Park Redevelopment, Get $1.25M for Marshland Study

Local environmentalists won a key victory this week when the regional water board approved a $1.25 million study focused on transforming much of Mission Bay’s northeast corner into marshland, which could help San Diego fight sea level rise. Environmental groups have been in a years-long battle with golfers, campers and recreation advocates over the fate […]