GrokSurf's San Diego

Local observations on water, environment, technology, law & politics

San Diego regional water news roundup

Posted by George J Janczyn on April 28, 2010

Salton Sea symposium to explore restoration options / Coachella Valley Green : “Stakeholder-driven event turns regional and state focus back to resolving the Salton Sea’s impending environmental calamity”

Water main break shuts down midtown-area street / 10News : “An 80-year-old water main ruptured near Lindbergh Field Tuesday, forcing the closure of a busy thoroughfare and connector road for hours.”

Funds for underground pipe replacement approved / 10News : “The San Diego City Council approved funds on Tuesday to hire a consultant to design plans to replace 4.4 miles of iron pipe in Point Loma and near Lindbergh Field.”

U.S. can’t compete with Mexico in treating water / San Diego Newsroom : “You may not be able to drink the water in Mexico, but when it comes to treating wastewater, our southern neighbors can accomplish things in a fraction of the time and cost it takes in the U.S.”

Lakeside: Group fights two projects / SignOnSanDiego : “Residents also have concerns about a project proposed by the Helix Water District and the Padre Dam Municipal Water District to mine sand and construct a system that would pipe treated water into the valley from Padre Dam’s recycled-water facility in Santee. The water would percolate in 80 acres of recharge basins, then would be removed and piped to Helix’s water-treatment plant in Lakeside.”

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