Water Wars Spreading

Riverside’s water authority hired a consultant for $15,000 a month to work with key stakeholders in San Diego, like the Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council. The San Diego County Water Authority, CWA, is wondering why.

The allegation is that Riverside is siding with the powerful LA-based Metropolitan Water District, which is locked in a legal battle with San Diego over water rates. CWA claims MWD is overcharging San Diego for water to the tune of $50 million a year.

Metropolitan Water District spending questioned as water bills double

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, 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…