San Diego County / Southern California

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

Governor’s Water Resilience Portfolio Will Impact Local Water Agencies

San Bernardino Valley residents will find out later this month how far Governor Gavin Newsom is willing to go to support projects designed to ensure the long-term reliability of our imported water supplies. The governor’s soon-to-be-released Water Resilience Portfolio will describe current and future water projects that are considered priority projects for the Newsom administration, […]

Wildfire Threat Leads SDG&E to Turn Off Power to 400 Customers in San Diego County

San Diego Gas and Electric has temporarily turned off power to about 400 customers across inland San Diego County to minimize chances that its power lines will spark wildfires while the Santa Ana winds are blowing. The largest outage involves 344 customers in Live Oak Springs and Jacumba, where the power is not expected to […]

CWA Ratifies Contracts for Moosa Canyon Pipeline Repair

The San Diego County Water Authority ratified two contracts for the repair of Pipeline 4 in Moosa Canyon. A unanimous CWA board vote Sept. 26 ratified a $950,000 contract with J.F. Shea Construction Inc. for the repair of Pipeline 4 and a contract for $871,342 with Fibrwrap Construction Services, Inc., for the carbon fiber relining […]

Water Authority Maintenance Pro Scores Three-Peat in National Competition

San Diego County Water Authority maintenance professional Bobby Bond Jr. made it a three-peat, representing San Diego at the 2019 American Public Works Association’s National ROADEO Skills Competition in Seattle, Washington. Bond placed 13th among all 70 competitors nationwide. He secured the right to represent the San Diego region as the Master Skills Operator Champion […]