San Diego County / Southern California

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

Beverly Hills City Council Postpones Water Rate Increase

The Beverly Hills City Council last night rejected a water rate increase presented by the city’s Public Works staff that would have had a major impact on residents of West Hollywood’s Westside.   But a rate increase is not off the table. The council asked the staff to make a number of changes in the […]

Poseidon Vote among Possibilities for New Year

Will the California Coastal Commission approve Poseidon Water’s proposed desalination project? How will the new senior center be received by residents? Will the restrictions placed on Rainbow Environmental Services’ facility make a difference in the Oak View neighborhood?   These are some of the issues to look out for in 2016:   After studying the […]

6 Months In, Encinitas Water Districts Miss Conservation Goals

The two water districts that serve Encinitas both fell short of their conservation mandates in November, and cumulative savings are below their goals.   Residents in the San Dieguito Water District cut back 9.2 percent in November, bringing the district’s cumulative reduction over six months to 20.6 percent, according to a recently released report from […]

More Rain Expected Across County until Friday5

The most intense phases of this week’s series of storms have passed through San Diego County, but the region is still expected to receive more rain.   The forecast from the National Weather Service calls for precipitation to continue through midnight Friday. There should be scattered showers, plus another round or two of widespread, continuous […]