GrokSurf's San Diego

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

San Diego regional water news roundup: Dec 30, 2013 – Jan 5, 2014

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 6, 2014

Barrett Reservoir, located about 35 miles east of San Diego at the confluence of Cottonwood and Pine Valley creeks.

Barrett Reservoir, located about 35 miles east of San Diego at the confluence of Cottonwood and Pine Valley creeks.

 


Water main break shuts Friars Road lanes / U-T San Diego : “Two lanes of eastbound Friars Road in front of the Fashion Valley mall were expected to be closed until about 7 p.m. after a water main break flooded the street Tuesday morning…”

State water picture ‘bleak’ / U-T San Diego : “The first statewide survey of the season Friday will find little snow in the Sierra, sending an ominous warning that California may be headed into a third straight dry year and intensifying pressure to break the political stalemate over rebuilding the state’s antiquated water storage and delivery network…”

How your water bill will change this year / Voice of San Diego : “Water just got more expensive for many San Diego homeowners. Here’s your guide to this year’s water rate hike, and how you might expect your bills to change…”

New mobile app shows San Diego beach conditions and water quality / City News Service via KPBS : “The county of San Diego and environmental group Wildcoast are scheduled Friday to unveil a water quality map that shows local beach conditions on mobile devices. The app will allow residents and tourists to check water quality at 80 beaches and waterways…”

 

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