For the Record

Providing context, corrections and commentary on important water issues

U-T Publishes Response to Errant Story on Water Issues

The San Diego Union-Tribune on July 28 published and In Response article by Water Authority Board Chair Mark Muir that addressed a serious omission in a July 1 story about the cost of the regional water supply diversification strategy. Said Muir: “Unfortunately, the story omitted clear-cut evidence that the region’s supply reliability strategy is an […]

Delta Middle River - Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Photo: Dale Kolke / California Department of Water Resources WaterFix rates

For the Record: San Diego County Residents Face Steep Water Bill Increases from MWD

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has repeatedly said that the proposed $16.7 billion WaterFix project will cost homeowners $2 to $5 a month. In reality, MWD’s own data and assumptions show the costs could be $21 a month for San Diego County homeowners when the project’s full debt payments are in effect. The […]