October 18, 2016
AMWA President Scott Potter presents Water Authority General Manager Maureen Stapleton with the Sustainable Utility Management Award.
Water Authority Earns National Award for Sustainable Management
The Water Authority on Monday received a top national award from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies for its commitment to improving the region's water supply reliability in a manner that balances economic, social and environmental needs.

AMWA honored the Water Authority with its Sustainable Water Utility Management Award at the organization's national 2016 Executive Management Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. The association praised the Water Authority for consistently executing programs, projects and policies that responsibly and effectively meet the long-term water needs of the San Diego region.
Bay Delta
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The San Diego Union-Tribune published a commentary by Water Authority Board Chair Mark Muir about the state's proposed Bay-Delta WaterFix.

"It might seem like a far-off problem for our region, but it's not: Any project could have a major financial impact on water rates in San Diego County, even though the region relies far less on water from Northern California than in decades past," said Muir.

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