CWA endorses Santa Margarita River Conjunctive use project bill
Last updated 6/1/2007 at Noon
The San Diego County Water Authority endorsed H.R. 29, a Federal bill which would authorize the Santa Margarita River Conjunctive Use Project.
The CWA board vote May 24 adopts a position of support for the bill introduced by Representative Darrell Issa. The Santa Margarita River Conjunctive Use Project would use natural and enhanced flows in the Santa Margarita River to enhance the recharge of groundwater basins and would provide up to 18,000 acre feet per year for Camp Pendleton and the Fallbrook Public Utility District.
H.R. 29 allows the U.S. Secretary of Interior to authorize construc...