CWA committee given presentation on planned update for state desalination regulations

CWA committee given presentation on planned update for state desalination regulations

On March 20, the State Water Resources Control Board released a proposed plan to address seawater desalination facility intake and discharge systems. San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) water resources manager Bob Yamada, whose responsibilities include SDCWA desalination programs, addressed the SWRCB proposal during the April 23 meeting of the CWA’s Water Planning Committee. “The main goal here is […]

County accepts emergency planning funds from SONGS

The county’s Office of Emergency Services annually receives funding from Southern California Edison to provide for off-site emergency planning involving the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS). On July 21, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to accept $1,625,000 in funding from Southern California Edison over a five-year period. “This is essentially […]

Real estate in July posts solid gains over previous month and year

Real estate in July posts solid gains over previous month and year

FALLBROOK – Real estate activity in Fallbrook and Bonsall remained strong as prices and volume increased in July while a reduced number of properties entering escrow foretell of slowing activity in the coming months, Jerry Kalman, a Realtor® with HomeSmart Legends, has reported. With a seven percent bump over July 2014 levels, the average Fallbrook […]

Factors to consider before renting out a home

Factors to consider before renting out a home

FALLBROOK – Renting out a home can be a great way for homeowners to earn some extra income. Some homeowners rent their homes in an attempt to wait out a sagging housing market, while others see renting their homes as a long-term commitment to their financial futures. Being a landlord has its advantages and disadvantages, […]

County adopts program for on-site wastewater treatment systems

The County of San Diego has adopted a Local Agency Management Program (LAMP) for on-site wastewater treatment systems. A 4-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote June 10, with Greg Cox at a California Coastal Commission reading, approved the first reading and introduction of the ordinance. A 5-0 vote June 24 approved the second reading and […]

New agricultural ground lease at airpark approved

The County of San Diego approved a new ground lease for 16.4 acres of agricultural land on the Fallbrook Community Airpark property. A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote June 24 approved a 20-year lease with Air Park Ranch II. “This is a new 20-year lease for 16.4 acres of non-aviation airpark land […]

CWA approves fiscal sustainability recommendations

When San Diego County residents, employees, and visitors conserve water the San Diego County Water Authority does not need to purchase as much water to meet the demand. That increases the chance that water will be available for drinking, cleaning, irrigating, and other purposes, but the reduction in SDCWA water sales to CWA member agencies […]

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