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Media Watch

  • San Diego’s water desalination efforts could get boost in federal funding
    Desalination projects in the San Diego area could get millions in federal funding under a bill Rep. Mike Levin introduced Tuesday. The Desalination Development Act would provide $260 million over five years for desalination projects across the country, including the City of Oceanside’s Mission Basin Groundwater Purification Facility, which converts brackish flows into potable water, said Levin. It also sets environmental standards for projects that get federal funding. San Diego Union Tribune, July 27
  • Padre Dam water district looking into tax liens for delinquent customers
    The Padre Dam Municipal Water District Board of Directors, which last week reinstated late fees and water shutoffs, plans to put tax liens on 73 delinquent accounts. The Santee, Calif., district, which had given customers a grace period during the pandemic, said it is owed more than $280,000. “This is a normal practice for us and we are obligated to collect fees for services in order for us to stay in compliance with state law,” said General Manager and CEO Allen Carlisle. San Diego Union-Tribune, July 20
  • Thieves are stealing California’s scarce water. Where’s it going?
    As drought grips most of California, water thievery across the state has increased to record levels. Bandits in water trucks are backing up to rivers and lakes and pumping free water they sell on a burgeoning black market. Others, under cover of darkness, plug into city hydrants and top up. Thieves also steal water from homes, farms and private wells, and some even created an elaborate system of dams, reservoirs and pipelines during the last drought. East Bay Times, July 20
  • Conservation groups want feds to investigate Utah water district’s use of federal funds
    The Utah Rivers Council and 10 other Colorado River Basin organizations have requested a federal investigation into the use of federal funds by the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, or CUWCD. The organizations allege that over $1 million in CUWCD funds has been given to private firm Finlinson & Finlinson, owned by the family of the CUWCD’s Assistant General Manager Christine Finlinson. The firm has advocated for the Lake Powell Pipeline with members of the Utah state legislature, according to a letter sent to the Office of the U.S. Inspector General. Salt Lake Tribune, July 19