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San Diego regional water news roundup: Jan 20-26, 2014

Posted by George J Janczyn on January 27, 2014

Helix Water District's Lake Jennings is located in ...  Lakeside.

Helix Water District’s Lake Jennings is located in … Lakeside.


City, county politicians squabbling over Lake Morena Reservoir / KPBS : “The plan is for the city of San Diego to withdraw 2 billion gallons from Lake Morena over about five months, lowering the lake’s level by about 30 feet.”

Water districts closely watching drought conditions / The Coast News : “Local water districts are closely monitoring a nasty drought to see if water-use restrictions are necessary. For now, it appears they will have adequate supply to draw from…”

Colorado River flow cut sharply across southwest due to drought / East County Magazine : “For the first time ever, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has ordered that supplies of water from the Colorado River and Glen Canyon Dam be slashed…”

Water conservation garden hires new exhibits director / U-T San Diego : “At a time when the state is in an official drought crisis and habitat loss continues to be an issue, a dedicated venue like The Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College in Rancho San Diego seems to be increasingly relevant…”

Panel teaches residents water solutions / : ” Environmental experts held a panel Saturday to teach local residents what they can do to help prevent a water crisis in San Diego as California enters a third consecutive dry year…”


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