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Water rate increases proposed by county Water Authority

Rate increases for San Diego County Water Authority member agencies of 6.6 percent and 5.4 percent for untreated and treated water, respectively, are being proposed for next year by the agency, which plans on presenting its next two-year budget proposal to its governing board on May 28.

GREEN

Poway, San Diego take top spots in national water conservation challenge

The cities of Poway and San Diego took top honors in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, a conservation effort held by the Wyland Foundation.

State water board approves plan for $19 million in community aid

The State Water Resources Control Board approved on Tuesday guidelines for $19 million to be distributed among public agencies, community water systems, not-for-profit organizations and tribal governments for emergency drinking water needs.

GENERAL

County business outlook slips as drought regulations near

After enacting new rules, Water Authority seeks equity in state regulation

Water Authority adopts 2-day-a-week lawn watering

County approves $13.2M drought-response plan

GOVERNMENT

Drought response, rural fire districts on county agenda

REAL ESTATE

Lawns disappear as water restrictions tighten

San Diego water use down 4.4%, report says

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Water rate increases proposed by county Water Authority

Rate increases for San Diego County Water Authority member agencies of 6.6 percent and 5.4 percent for untreated and treated water, respectively, are being proposed for next year by the agency, which plans on presenting its next two-year budget proposal to its governing board on May 28.

Poway, San Diego take top spots in national water conservation challenge

The cities of Poway and San Diego took top honors in the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, a conservation effort held by the Wyland Foundation.

California's Delta farmers propose water cuts to avoid bigger pinch

Farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta who have California's oldest water rights are proposing to voluntarily cut their use by 25 percent to avoid the possibility of even harsher restrictions by the state later this summer, as the record drought continues.

Feds show Lake Mead below drought trigger in '17

Federal water managers released a report Monday projecting that Lake Mead's water levels will fall below a point in January 2017 that would force supply cuts to Arizona and Nevada.

State water board approves plan for $19 million in community aid

The State Water Resources Control Board approved on Tuesday guidelines for $19 million to be distributed among public agencies, community water systems, not-for-profit organizations and tribal governments for emergency drinking water needs.

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