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

San Diego regional water news roundup

Posted by George J Janczyn on May 2, 2010

Water Authority awards contract for largest phase of dam raise project / San Diego Source : “San Diego County Water Authority has awarded a contract for the third phase of construction on the San Vicente Dam raise project. The $140 million dam raise project is the largest of its kind in the world.”

Big Sierra snowpack may ward off more drought restrictions / North County Times : “A late-season surge in the important Sierra snowpack means additional steps to conserve water may not be needed, Southern California’s main water supplier said Friday.”

Panelists size up water supply through 2060 / San Diego Business Journal : “Today, three San Diegans are part of a panel looking at water use in Southern California during the next 50 years.”

Endangered species are costly for water district / Ramona Sentinel : “The RMWD needs to expand the Santa Maria Sewer Service Area (SMSAA) to comply with Regional Water Quality Control Board regulations. One of the first steps, however, is meeting California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) laws by having biological surveys conducted and a draft supplemental environmental impact report (DSEIR) certified.”

Sewage treatment plant opening big step forward for Baja region / SignOnSanDiego : ““We are here to recognize and applaud their work,” said Ben McCue, of the U.S. environmental group Wildcoast. “In turn, we get clean water in San Diego.””

Drip, drip, drip / Poway Blog : “It’s like water torture. Poway style.
To be more specific, Poway water-and-sewer-rate torture.”


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