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San Diego area water news roundup

Posted by George J Janczyn on March 28, 2010

Water main break blocks main access to San Diego airport / San Diego 6:
“A water main break on North Harbor Drive, the most commonly used access to San Diego’s airport, caused the road to be closed for eleven hours Saturday.”

Carlsbad desalination plant moves closer to final approval / San Diego News Network:
“A controversial proposal to operate a seawater desalination plant in North County that’s already under construction moved a step closer to final approval Friday, when a state water agency rejected appeals from two environmental groups for the third time.”

Helix to test 300 automated water meters / San Diego Union-Tribune:
“Automated meters that would eliminate the need for meter readers and provide better information about water usage are expected to be installed this summer in a pilot project by the Helix Water District.”

Water contact closures at Imperial Beach shoreline / San Diego County News:
“…closure for south county beaches north to include the Imperial Beach ocean shoreline due to sewage-contaminated runoff from the Tijuana Estuary.”

…and FYI:

Watching Water is the title of an informative regular newsletter from the Olivenhain Municipal Water District which serves portions of the cities of Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Diego, Solana Beach, and San Marcos as well as the communities of Olivenhain, Leucadia, Elfin Forest, Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch, Santa Fe Valley and 4S Ranch. Click here for the current issue or archived issues.


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