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San Diego regional water news roundup May 23-28, 2010

Posted by George J Janczyn on May 28, 2010



Water plant developer wants payments pledge / SignOnSanDiego “The developer of the ocean-water desalination plant in Carlsbad is pressing the county water authority for a guarantee that it won’t lose payments that are crucial to the project’s success.”


Abatti supports expedited All-American Canal safety measures / Imperial Valley Press “San Diego County Water Authority should fund the buoys in the canal’s lined portion, since IID does not receive water or revenue from the lining project.”


Seawater may flow to San Marcos / SignOnSanDiego“The San Diego County Water Authority…plans to complete an agreement with Poseidon Resources, a private company, to build a pipe from its plant on Agua Hedionda Lagoon to San Marcos, where the desalinated water will be blended with the authority’s water from Northern California and the Colorado River.”


Board votes to keep limits on water allocations / SignOnSanDiego“The board of the San Diego County Water Authority voted Thursday to maintain current limits on water deliveries to its 24 member retail agencies through June 2011. It also approved staying at the Level 2 “Drought Alert” condition for a second consecutive year, enabling member agencies to continue water use restrictions.”


WWII plane in San Diego lake could rise again / SignOnSanDiego“Salvagers have won permission to recover a World War II Navy dive bomber that has rested on the bottom of [Lower Otay] reservoir for more than six decades.”


San Diego beaches test poorly after wet weather / KPBS“San Diego County beaches earning F’s during wet weather include parts of Imperial Beach, the Silver Strand at Coronado, Ocean Beach’s Dog Beach at the San Diego River outlet and Oceanside at the San Luis Rey River outlet.”


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