April 30, 2018
Photo Contest Highlights the Value of Water Across San Diego Region

In celebration of Water Awareness Month, the Water Authority is launching the Brought to You by Water Photo Contest on Instagram ( @sdcwa ) from May 1-31. 

From coffee and gardens to key industries like manufacturing and tourism everything in San Diego County is fueled by safe and reliable water supplies from the Water Authority and its 24 member agencies. So look around and share your favorite things that are "Brought to You by Water."

The first 20 participants to enter will each receive two tickets to the San Diego County Fair. Prizes for the top photos have been generously donated by SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo Global, Balboa Park Cultural Partnership and the USS Midway Museum. 

New Pipeline Project Ramps up in Fallbrook with May 1 Meeting

The Water Authority is hosting an open house on May 1 to share information about a pipeline project beginning this fall in Fallbrook. The Water Authority's project team will be at the Fallbrook Library Community Room, 124 S. Mission Road, between 6 and 8 p.m. to discuss the project with residents and answer questions.

Free Irrigation Workshop at The Water Conservation Garden

Learn how to manage outdoor water use by properly setting up and maintaining an irrigation system. Join The Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. W., on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to noon, for a free two-hour irrigation workshop. Registration is required.

Did You See?

Water Authority Board Chair Mark Muir wrote an op-ed published in The San Diego Union-Tribune on April 27 about MWD's vote to spend $10.8 billion on the California WaterFix project and the impact on local water rates.

" MWD already has signaled its intention to stack the deck against San Diego County when it comes to recouping its WaterFix costs, which could result in residential water bills across our region increasing by $21 a month or more in coming years to pay for the project ," Muir wrote.