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San Diego regional water news roundup Apr 8-14, 2013

Posted by George J Janczyn on April 15, 2013

Selected news reports on San Diego regional water issues.


Oceanside projects rising sewer rates / U-T San Diego : “Oceanside sewer rates must rise 4 percent a year for the next four years starting in January 2014 to keep pace with needed repairs and maintenance, according to city officials.”

NICE Security Solutions help secure critical facilities for City of San Diego / Sacramento Bee : “NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department is implementing NICE Situator and NiceVison Net to help secure its water supply, following an order placed in 2012. San Diego is California’s second largest city and the eighth largest in the U.S., with 1.3 million residents. The Public Utilities Department oversees one of the largest and most complex water storage, treatment, and delivery systems in the country.”

Board takes raincheck on stormwater vote / U-T San Diego : “After years of deliberation, the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board came close to voting on a new stormwater permit Thursday. But it ultimately decided to postpone the decision after a two-day hearing marked by criticism from environmental groups, builders and government officials.”

Approval and dissatisfaction at water-quality board meeting / San Diego Reader : “Community members, environmental activists, government officials, and business owners met in Kearny Mesa on April 10 to vocalize their support for clean water at the Regional Water Quality Control Board hearing.”

San Vicente Dam progress / U-T San Diego : A photo gallery


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