ENCINITAS — Local water districts are closely monitoring a nasty drought to see if water-use restrictions are necessary. For now, it appears they will have adequate supply to draw from.
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.
ENCINITAS — The introduction of sodium fluoride into the OMWD (Olivenhain Municipal Water District) water supply was delayed by a week or two, following a permit amendment issue, according to Tom Kennedy, operations manager of OMWD.
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.