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The days of new golf courses in San Diego County are over, according to the managing director of the Golf & Resort Properties division of CBRE Group.


Water use across the state was reduced by nearly 29 percent in May as compared to the same month in 2013, according to reports from the state agency enforcing recently adopted conservation standards.


The city of San Diego announced Tuesday that it has allocated $1.2 million for the re-starting of its turf replacement rebate program at the start of the city's new fiscal year, which begins July 1.


The 10-mile pipeline that will carry water from Poseidon Water's desalination facility in Carlsbad to the Twin Oaks Valley Water Treatment Plant near San Marcos for regional distribution is complete, according to a release from the San Diego County Water Authority.


Some homebuilders are improving the water efficiency of homes during the drought.

The San Diego County Water Authority adopted a new budget on Thursday, setting the agency up to spend $1.5 billion over its next two fiscal years.


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has received a rating of "AA+/F1+" from Fitch Ratings for its $189 million in special variable rate water revenue bonds.


Business and professional groups have planned a range of activities this week.


Business and professional groups have scheduled a range of activities this week.


As new state regulations on water use take effect this month, communities and businesses realize that wise water use is expected of every Californian.

Water is not the only thing in short supply as California enters its fourth consecutive year of what is becoming its worst-ever drought, putting the world's eighth largest economy and the nation's breadbasket at risk.


Infill development with smaller lot sizes tends to use less water, says a report released Monday by Circulate San Diego.

A group of mayors from around the county gathered Monday to urge local residents to expand their water conservation efforts and take advantage of conservation programs and incentives offered by water suppliers.


The San Diego County Water Authority board Thursday received a $1.5 billion two-year budget plan for fiscal years 2016 and 2017.


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.


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.


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.


The San Diego County Business Outlook Index took a slight dip in April from March, as companies expressed concern about impending mandatory drought regulations hampering growth and hiring.


A string of votes Thursday at the San Diego County Water Authority implemented new rules to deal with water cutbacks from a major Water Authority supplier and to spur local compliance with the latest statewide emergency drought regulations, but the agency's acceptance of the need for the rules wasn't without some discontent.


The San Diego County Water Authority adopted a series of measures Thursday to guide local water suppliers facing reduced supplies from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and targets mandated by the emergency drought regulation.

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