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SD water officials contend “secret society” of agencies hurt region

County water authority claims Metropolitian maneuvers for unfair rate hikes                                                     

U-T San Diego – San Diego County water officials intensified their bitter feud with the Metropolitan Water District Monday, releasing hundreds of pages of emails and other records that they claim expose a secret “shadow government” of agencies formed to undermine a local water deal…

MWD: History offers reasons for concern

U-T San Diego, Editorial – The San Diego County Water Authority has launched an unusual public-relations campaign against its largest supplier, the giant Metropolitan Water District. One goal is to prevent MWD, which sells water to agencies serving 19 million customers in six counties, from implementing rate hikes of 7.5 percent for 2013 and 5 percent for 2014 at board meetings next week…

San Diego County Water Authority to protest MWD’s rates at Monday hearing

Metropolitan Water District fires back at San Diego County Water Authority

North County Times – Metropolitan Water District has criticized as a waste of money San Diego County Water Authority’s new Web site, outlining its complaints against the district…

New Website Offers Forum For Water Customers

San Diego County Water Authority Creates Website To Show Rate Hikes By Metropolitan Water District.

Channel 10 News – The San Diego County Water Authority has launched a website that is helping to educate customers on the water rate increases imposed by the Metropolitan Water District. The SDCWA recently introduced MWDFacts.com, a website that gives…

Campaign slams regional water district: San Diego authority protests provider’s proposed rate hikes

UT San Diego – The San Diego County Water Authority has turned frustration with the Metropolitan Water District into a full-fledged public relations campaign in hopes of avoiding more regional rate increases set for a vote next week…

As water bills continue to climb, state launches audit of entire southeast L.A. County water system

The Downey Beat – The state has launched a sweeping audit of the area’s water system. In response to complaints from residents and city officials who say they are fed up with rising costs…

Audit of southeast Los Angeles County water district approved

Los Angeles Times – Responding to complaints about rising water bills from working-class Los Angeles County communities, a state legislative committee on Wednesday unanimously approved an audit to examine how…