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Storage location important piece of Water Authority's Drought Management Program


Last updated 2/7/2008 at Noon

SAN DIEGO — Last week, the board of directors of the San Diego County Water Authority approved terms for an agreement with the Semitropic-Rosamond Water Bank Authority (SRWBA) to store between 60,000 and 100,000 acre-feet of water in the two separate groundwater aquifers that encompass the SRWBA.

The water, once stored, may be called upon by the Water Authority to help meet water demands in San Diego County in times when imported water supplies are constrained by drought or other factors.

“This water banking arrangement will be a vital component of our water supply reliability strateg...

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