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Growers, ranchers learning to cope with drought

While multiyear droughts aren't easy on ranchers and growers, some have significantly more challenges than others.

Mandatory conservation not affecting SD water rules

New emergency regulations are taking effect this week limiting outdoor water use in urban areas across the state, but nothing will actually change legally in the city of San Diego.

Mandatory conservation to be considered at Water Authority

San Diego County residents could be looking at local mandatory water restrictions if recommendations from the San Diego County Water Authority's staff are adopted at the agency's board meeting next week.

CONSTRUCTION

Dedication planned for raised San Vicente Dam

GENERAL

Katz & Associates CEO hands daily responsibilities to new president

Water Authority offering class series on WaterSmart landscaping

City to begin water reuse campaign

Water Authority files new suit for 2015-16 rates

CONSTRUCTION

Pipeline to connect with Carlsbad desalination plant half complete

EDUCATION

Tours offered for Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Other Water Headlines:

'Myths' aired on Colorado River water

A top federal water administrator said Friday that several myths stand in the way of broad agreements needed to deal with increasing demand for water in the drought-stricken and over-allocated Colorado River basin.

Bill for management of Calif. groundwater advanced

Amid a third year of drought, state lawmakers began pushing legislation Wednesday that would begin to regulate groundwater for the first time in California history.

County's first desalination plant ahead of schedule

Poseidon Water, which is developing in Carlsbad what will be the largest seawater desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere, is contracted to have the plant running by late November 2015.

Otay makes plans to use water from proposed desal plant in Baja

The Otay Water District is in the process of getting final permitting and an environmental impact review approved to construct a new pipeline system to receive water from a future desalination plant in Mexico.

Justice Scalia praised Idaho water rights

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia praised Idaho's completion of a nearly 30-year process negotiating water rights as a successful exercise in state rights and local control.

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