Posted on: August 8, 2017

Slight discoloration of water not a public health concern

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Sweetwater Authority (Authority) is aware that some portions of our service area have a slight discoloration in the water we are currently providing. We want to assure you that this is not a public health issue, and the water is safe to drink.

The slight d...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Contest winners embrace the beauty of a WaterSmart Landscape

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The regional WaterSmart Landscape Contest is held every year by numerous water agencies in the San Diego region. The contest celebrates the beauty of water-efficient landscapes.

The winners of Sweetwater Authority’s 2017 WaterSmart Landscape Contest are JR...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

SWA Board approves $51M budget, no rate increase

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Sweetwater Authority (Authority) customers will not see a rate increase in the new fiscal year. The Authority’s Governing Board (Board) approved the budget on June 14, 2017. In order to achieve a zero percent rate increase, the Authority used a ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

SWA Welcomes Tish Berge as New General Manager

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At its meeting on June 14, 2017, the Governing Board of Sweetwater Authority (Authority) appointed Tish Berge to the role of general manager, effective June 26, 2017.

Berge brings more than 25 years of experience in the water industry, including as Directo...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

SWA Completes Expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility

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On June 15, 2017, state and local officials joined together with Sweetwater Authority (Authority) to celebrate the completion of construction on the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility Phase 2 Expansion project.

The expansion doubled the ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available

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Sweetwater Authority’s Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for calendar year 2016 is now available to view online. Last year, the water delivered by Sweetwater Authority met all safety and quality standards.

Click here to view the report in English [PDF]....

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

High School Photo Contest Winners Recognized at Board Meeting

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Chula Vista, CA – Local high school students were honored for their winning photos at the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board meeting on May 10. More than 80 students from the Authority’s service area entered the annual water photo contest, w...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

SWA Featured in Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine

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Municipal Sewer & Water magazine, a nationwide publication for public works agencies and consultants, featured Sweetwater Authority as the cover story for its May 2017 issue. The article, titled “A Sweeter System,” detailed the history of the agency a...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

SWA Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence

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Sweetwater Authority (Authority) received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence from the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. The Authority first...

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