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San Diego regional water news roundup Jun 10-16, 2013

Posted by George J Janczyn on June 17, 2013


Another water fight means $17 million / U-T San Diego : “The San Diego County Water Authority is once again locked in a financial battle with its major supplier, this time over $17 million worth of rate increases and property taxes.”

San Diego loses financing fight with MWD / U-T San Diego : “The Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors Tuesday dismissed pleas from powerful interests in the San Diego region to roll back increases in water rates, hold the line on property taxes and issue refunds to customers.”

Saving water and power go hand in hand / San Diego County Water Authority : “Despite months of dry weather, the San Diego County Water Authority is forecasting enough water to meet summer demand. And despite the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant San Diego Gas & Electric said it has lined up enough electricity supplies for typical summer conditions. What people often don’t understand is the direct connection between those two vital resources:”

San Diego River Park Master Plan flows on / Mission Valley News : “There was a positive reaction in Mission Valley and environs to the City Council’s unanimous passage in May of the San Diego River Park Master Plan guiding future development along the City of San Diego’s 17.5-mile section of the river, which stretches from the Pacific Ocean to Santee.”


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