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Region's water supplies sufficient for 2019 and beyond


Last updated 11/5/2018 at 9:34am

Jim Madaffer

Chair, Board of Directors

San Diego County Water Authority

A rainstorm in mid-October provided the first significant relief from months of hot and dry weather – before the weather turned hot and dry once again. That cycle is a reminder of two important facts of life of San Diego County:

● On average, the county gets about 10 inches of rain a year – far less than what is needed to sustain a $220 billion economy and 3.3 million people.

● With continued investments in water supply reliability and water-use efficiency, the county can continue to thrive.

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