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NEWS

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

A dedication ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday at the San Vicente Dam, where from 2009 to late 2012 work was carried out to raise it by 117 feet.

GENERAL

Katz & Associates CEO hands daily responsibilities to new president

The public affairs firm Katz & Associates has announced that company founder and CEO Sara Katz has delegated her day-to-day management duties to a new president, Lewis Michaelson.

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

TECHNOLOGY

Maritime industry is overlooked in San Diego, experts say

Helix Water awards $2,000 in scholarships

Other Water Headlines:

California cities' water use reports uneven

State and local officials in California are struggling to track water use, as Gov. Jerry Brown calls for a 20 percent drop in consumption to alleviate a record drought.

Brown lawn fines blocked

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts.

Drought hinders Calif.'s clean energy goals

Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make it more expensive, officials said.

Calif. drought doesn't end brown lawn warnings

Laura Whitney and her husband, Michael Korte, don't know whether they're being good citizens during a drought or scofflaws.

Calif. almonds saved by diverting veggie water

Farmers in California, the source of 80 percent of the world’s almonds, are rescuing the nut from drought this year by diverting water used for vegetable crops and drilling more wells to keep trees hydrated.

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