ENCINITAS — Encinitas is within reach of winning the National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, a contest taking place this month to see which cities are the most water-wise.
OCEANSIDE — Councilman Jerry Kern, who was recently appointed to the San Diego Water Authority Board by a 3-2 City Council vote, also received a 3-2 vote on his request to confirm the designation of Carlsbad Municipal Water District as board proxy March 27.
COAST CITIES — The same water that pours out of a tap sustains avocado groves throughout Henry Avocado Company in Escondido, owned by Phil Henry.
OCEANSIDE — San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA), city water districts and Home Depot are teaming up to hold Garden Friendly Plant Fairs across the county in an effort to help people recognize and choose low water-use plants and ground coverings for their yards.
OCEANSIDE — The Gregory Canyon landfill has been a source of controversy in the county for nearly two decades, and much of the debate has raged in Oceanside.
OCEANSIDE — Test wells were recently installed 100 feet underneath the harbor bed to determine the number of wells and cost to treat and output 5 million gallons of drinkable water a day.
CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — For two months, scientists drilled a test well at the San Elijo Lagoon with the aim of finding potable water for the Olivenhain Municipal Water District (OMWD).