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Recent rain guarantees above-average rainfall

Though San Diego is still in a drought because of rainfall deficits since 2011, this past weekend's storm brought the rainfall count to about average for the water year, which started Oct. 1.

South County groundwater desal plant gets federal funding

A $5.2 million federal grant has been awarded to the Sweetwater Authority, which provides water service to about 186,000 South Bay-area residents, for an expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility.

Countywide water use plummets 26% in June

San Diego County's urban residents slashed water use in June by 26 percent compared to June 2013, exceeding the state's overall goal of cutting water use by 25 percent.

LAW

San Diego is awarded $188 million in major water dispute

New alternative for Bay Delta water plan open for comment

GENERAL

Vote on possible merger of Rainbow, Fallbrook water districts delayed

REAL ESTATE

The era of new San Diego County golf courses may be ending

State records steep decline in water use for May

City allocates $1.2 million for turf replacement program

Pipeline for desalination facility completed

Other Water Headlines:

Contamination report on water aquifers withheld

California oil-and-gas regulators have refused for nearly a year to release findings of what they termed a “highest-priority” investigation of possible oilfield contamination into the water aquifers that serve millions of people in and around Los Angeles.

Recent rain guarantees above-average rainfall

Though San Diego is still in a drought because of rainfall deficits since 2011, this past weekend's storm brought the rainfall count to about average for the water year, which started Oct. 1.

South County groundwater desal plant gets federal funding

A $5.2 million federal grant has been awarded to the Sweetwater Authority, which provides water service to about 186,000 South Bay-area residents, for an expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility.

San Diego is awarded $188 million in major water dispute

A California judge has handed San Diego a big victory in its quest for water independence.

House passes another Calif. drought bill

The House on Thursday passed GOP-led legislation designed to bring more water to California's farm belt amid a severe and lengthy drought.

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