Innovation Program

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The San Diego County Water Authority is dedicated to identifying cutting-edge technologies that will help continue to manage the region’s diverse water supplies and improve long-term stewardship of the region’s most precious natural resource. The agency embraces opportunities for innovation through its internal Innovation Program, input from entrepreneurs, and partnerships with regional, national and international organizations.

MWD Rate Challenges

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Landmark litigation initiated by the San Diego County Water Authority has produced significant benefits for water ratepayers across the San Diego region. By challenging rates set by the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California that violate cost-of-service requirements of California law, including Proposition 26, the Water Authority secured major victories in 2017 that include:

Water Authority’s Proposed 2019 Rate Increases Smallest in Years

Successful litigation and Rate Stabilization Fund benefit ratepayers

Media Contact Information

Mike Lee
Office: (858) 522-6703
Cell: (760) 208-0588

Media Contact Information

Denise Vedder
Office: (858) 522-6709

 

 

 

Water rate increases proposed by the San Diego County Water Authority staff for 2019 are among the smallest in the past 15 years due to financial benefits secured through litigation against the Los Angeles-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Water Authority’s planned use of its Rate Stabilization Fund.