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Can You Hear Me Now? County Water Authority Turns Deaf Ear to the Public

April 7th, 2014

After receiving comments from more than 200 San Diego County residents and sharp criticism from at least five environmental groups, the County Water Authority decided on March 27th its staff had drafted a nearly perfect master plan and… more »

Surfrider chimes in on water conservation targets

April 4th, 2014

Since we are at the “end of the pipe” here in San Diego, Surfrider believes that we need to have more aggressive water conservation targets than the State mandated 20% by 2020; especially since we are already achieving… more »

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The easiest way to conserve water? Price it right

March 27th, 2014

Written by a Know Your H2O volunteer: Water conservation is often touted as a cheap and efficient solution to California’s water crisis. The city of Sydney in Australia, for example, uses about 80 gallons per person per day… more »

San Diego County Water Authority Wants All Residents to Pay for Costly Desalination—Even if Their City Doesn’t Buy It

March 27th, 2014

Environmental groups call for a decision delay on the fee structure that could embed desalination rates into fixed costs paid by all customers San Diego, 27, 2014- The San Diego County Water Authority wants City of San Diego… more »

Environmental Organizations Say County Water Authority is Missing the Mark on its Water Supply Plan

March 27th, 2014

Groups warn that the water wholesaler fails to address big picture impacts of its shortsighted strategy San Diego, March 26, 2014- The San Diego County Water Authority has a chance on Thursday to update its regional water supply plan to… more »

How Will Climate Change Impact our Water Supply?

March 26th, 2014

To find out join us this Thursday, March 27th for the County Water Authority’s Board meeting at 4677 Overland Avenue where they will vote on their 20-year Master Plan Update and Climate Action Plan. Many of the local environmental… more »

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Join us March 27th at the County Water Authority Board Meeting!

March 20th, 2014

Join us on Thursday, March 27th for the County Water Authority’s Board meeting where they will be voting on their 20-year Master Plan Update and Climate Action Plan. Many of the local environmental organizations have expressed grave concerns with both of these… more »

KPBS video about water supply in San Diego

March 11th, 2014

Check out this five minute video recently produced by KPBS regarding water supply in our region. Scripps scientist Tim Barnett, suggests that water managers should get used to these drought conditions, as they will likely become the new… more »

How not to solve our state’s water crisis

February 26th, 2014

Written by a Know Your H2O volunteer A couple weeks ago, President Obama visited Fresno to meet with state and local officials and talk about our state’s worsening drought. “Water has been seen as a zero-sum game: agriculture… more »

Enviro’s concerns with the County Water Authority’s Master Plan and Climate Action Plan

February 3rd, 2014

Many of the local environmental organizations chimed in and submitted comment letters on the County Water Authority’s Master Plan and Climate Action Plan. Check out the letter from the Bay Council, a coalition of local nonprofit organizations dedicated to… more »