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San Diego regional water news roundup, May 5-9, 2010

Posted by George J Janczyn on May 10, 2010

QSA to continue during appeals process / Imperial Valley Press : [A temporary stay on the Superior Court decision invalidating the Quantification Settlement Agreement was extended until the outcome of an appeal]

San Ysidro sewage plant tab mounting / SignOnSanDiego : “Retrofitting the site will cost an estimated $92 million, up from $88 million….”

New bill would allow rainwater reuse / San Diego News Room : “Assembly Bill 1834 would enact the Rainwater Capture Act of 2010, which would allow landowners to install rainwater capture systems on their property….”

RMWD to boost water, sewer fees / Ramona Sentinel : “Ramona Municipal Water District Board’s decision to propose raising water rates 12 percent, San Vicente sewer rates 10 percent, and Santa Maria sewer rates 12 percent was not without disagreement and debate among board directors….”

7th annual River Days May 8, 9, 15 and 16 / East County Magazine : “The 7th annual celebration of the San Diego River is set for May 8-16. San Diego River Days, a yearly tradition is produced by the San Diego River Park Foundation and is the largest watershed event of its kind comprised of multiple events, most of which are free to the public…”

Emergency Storage Project Update / San Diego County Water Authority : “Although the San Vicente Dam Raise project has been under way for nearly a year, the dam hasn’t actually gotten any higher – yet! Last month, Shimmick Construction Company Inc./Obayashi Corporation Joint Venture was hired to do the work that actually adds 117 feet to the height of the dam…”


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