San Diego County / Southern California

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

SD Water Authority Mulls New Aqueduct

Addressing the San Diego region’s limited local water supplies with innovative ideas is something the San Diego County Water Authority has become known for. Using expertise gained from decades of successful planning and projects, the Water Authority is developing strategies to reduce the future cost of water that sustains the economy and quality of life […]

Carlsbad Flower Fields Open With COVID-19 Restrictions

The Carlsbad Flower Fields are in bloom and open for visitors. Guests wanting to visit the blooming acres of flowers will need to follow some new rules. Reservations to visit the Flower Fields will need to be made online. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

State Water Project Takes Aim at Restoring Salton Sea, Alleviating Health Risks

California is spending more than $200 million to keep an unfolding ecological crisis from getting worse. The state wants to stabilize habitat along the southern bank of the Salton Sea, the state’s largest lake. That is good news for nearby residents concerned about their health, but the restoration could also affect everyone who draws water […]

Water Authority Board Supports Regional Potable Reuse Projects

The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors today unanimously approved a formal resolution reaffirming its longstanding support for potable reuse and water recycling projects developed by local member agencies across the region. “Projects such as Pure Water San Diego, Pure Water Oceanside and the East County Advanced Water Purification Project are critical to […]