Water rates

Kirk Effinger: The growth and water conundrum

Webster’s Dictionary defines a conundrum as “a confusing and difficult problem or question.” In this era of prolonged drought it is an apt word to describe our collective approach to water policy and, on a broader scale, growth.

Carlsbad residents to see price of water go up

CARLSBAD — Acknowledging that the city is at the mercy of the SDCWA (San Diego County Water Authority), City Council reluctantly authorized a raise in potable and wastewater rates over the next two years.

Council elects to raise water rates in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside passed water and wastewater rate increases with one no vote from Councilwoman Esther Sanchez Nov. 6.

Oceanside water rates set to go up for most

Oceanside water rates set to go up for most

OCEANSIDE — Discussion at the water workshop held on Oct. 23 brought good news for single-family residential customers with low water use. Their water rates will go down by 1.7 percent.

Water equals money

The San Dieguito Water District address is: District Secretary, San Dieguito Water District, 160 Calle Magdelena, Encinitas, CA 92024. (Indicate on the front of the envelope that the letter is for the August 21 hearing on proposed water rate increases).

With desal plant, rate hikes will vary for water districts across the county

With desal plant, rate hikes will vary for water districts across the county

CARLSBAD — Last week, the San Diego County Water Authority board approved a 30-year deal to buy water from a planned Carlsbad desalination plant.

Water, sewer rate increases won’t be as much next year for Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — The expected water and sewer rate increases slated for next year will be lowered following a ruling by City Council Tuesday, and the $29.4 million expansion of the CWRF (Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility) was OK’d to help meet the demands for recycled water.

Water, sewage rates to rise for Oceanside residents

OCEANSIDE — Despite cuts in department operation costs and ongoing development of local water sources, water and sewage rates will increase for Oceanside ratepayers in January.

Water and wastewater rates slated to increase in January

Water and wastewater rates slated to increase in January

OCEANSIDE — The notice is in the mail to inform customers that water and wastewater rates are likely to increase beginning in January of next year.