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San Diego region is drought-safe this summer

Strategic investments and water-use efficiency mean no shortages or mandates in forecast

 

Last updated 6/30/2021 at 11:16am

San Vicente Dam

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Strategic infrastructure investments, such as the San Vicente Dam, help provide an aquatic safety net in times of drought.

SAN DIEGO – Statewide drought conditions are highlighting the value of regionally and locally controlled water supplies in San Diego County, where the San Diego County Water Authority has announced that the region is protected from drought impacts this summer, and through 2045, despite continued hot and dry conditions.

No shortages or regional water-use mandates are in the forecast, the result of three decades of strategic investments that create an aquatic safety net for San Diego County's $253 billion economy and quality of life for 3.3 million residents.

At the same time, Water Authori...



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