1. Gavel on table

    Notice of intention to amend the conflict of interest code

    Notice is hereby given that Sweetwater Authority intends to amend the Authority’s Conflict of Interest Code. The proposed amended code will be considered by the Governing Board on September 26, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. Read on...
  2. Valve replacement

    SWA Board approves new water rates & charges

    At its August 20 public hearing, the Board approved new water rates, effective January 1, 2019. The rate increase supports a $72 million investment in water infrastructure projects over the next five years to improve reliability and protect water quality. Read on...
  3. Water glass on table

    Water quality information and updates

    Check here for the latest water quality information and updates. Read on...
  4. CSDA Award presented to Board

    Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to SWA

    Sweetwater Authority received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. Read on...
  5. Person washing dishes in sink

    SWA is prepared for new state water laws

    On May 31, Gov. Brown signed Senate Bill 606 and Assembly Bill 1668 into law. These bills were developed to help California better prepare for droughts. The bills do NOT impact individual water users or accounts, but are for water agencies in California. Read on...
  6. City of Chula Vista presented grant check

    SWA awards WEEP grant to City of Chula Vista’s NatureScape Program

    Sweetwater Authority presented a $5,000 award check to the City of Chula Vista Office of Sustainability at its July 25 Board meeting as part of the Authority’s Water Efficiency Education Program (WEEP) grant program. Read on...
  7. SWA staff reconnect service lateral to replaced water main

    SWA infrastructure investments secure safe and reliable water for customers

    On June 13, the Board adopted its preliminary budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year and accepted and filed a Five Year Water Rate study. Over the next five years, the Authority will invest $72 million in water quality and infrastructure improvements. Read on...
  8. Grant check presented to LCDC

    SWA awards WEEP Grant to Living Coast Discovery Center

    Sweetwater Authority presented a $5,000 award check to the Living Coast Discovery Center at its June 13 Board meeting as part of the Authority’s Water Efficiency Education Program (WEEP) grant program. Read on...
  9. Governing Board with ASCE Award

    SWA Awarded Project of the Year from the American Society of Civil Engineers

    Sweetwater Authority's Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility was awarded Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers San Diego Section. The facility provides customers with a reliable, drought-proof local water source. Read on...
  10. Duck in pond photo

    High School Photo Contest winners recognized at SWA Board Meeting

    Local high school students will be honored for their winning photos at the Sweetwater Authority Governing Board meeting on May 9. More than 40 students from the Authority’s service area entered the annual water photo contest. Read on...
  11. Governing Board signing 10-ft PVC pipe

    SWA kicks-off its five-year capital improvement plan

    The Sweetwater Authority Governing Board kicked off the start of the agency’s first project of its five-year capital improvement plan with a commemorative pipe-signing at its Board meeting Read on...
  12. GFOA Award presented to SWA Board

    SWA receives award for excellence in financial reporting

    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded Sweetwater Authority with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report. Read on...
  13. Gavel on table

    SWA executes $23 million bond sale

    Sweetwater Authority successfully completed a bond sale of $23 million to fund five major infrastructure improvement projects. Read on...
  14. CSE Check Presentation to SWA Board

    SWA receives $276,060 in grant funding for clean energy project

    At the October 25 Board Meeting, Sweetwater Authority’s Governing Board received a $276,060 check from the Center for Sustainable Energy for its hydroelectric generation project at the Robert A. Perdue Water Treatment Plant . Read on...
  15. Watershed Display at Living Coast Discovery Center

    SWA debuts updated exhibit at the Living Coast Discovery Center

    The updated kiosk, made possible by funding from the Hans and Margaret Doe Charitable Trust, allows visitors to take a deeper look at the wildlife and water quality of the Sweetwater watershed. Read on...
  16. SWA Vice Chair Morrison and SWA staff with SCEDC award

    SWA awarded Best of South County from the South County Economic Development Council

    SWA was awarded with The Corky McMillin/Best of South County Award for the recent expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility, which provides customers with a reliable, drought-proof and cost-effective local water source. Read on...
  17. SWA 40th Anniversary Logo

    SWA celebrates 40 years of service and safe, reliable water

    SWA is celebrating four decades of providing its 189,000 customers with safe, reliable water. Since 1977, SWA has delivered more than 200 billion gallons of water to customers that has met or exceeded all water quality requirements. Read on...
  18. Succulent in yard

    Contest winners embrace the beauty of a WaterSmart Landscape

    The winners of SWA's 2017 WaterSmart Landscape Contest transformed their yard into an awe-inspiring water-efficient landscape. Read on...
  19. Gavel on table

    SWA Board approves $51M budget, no rate increase

    The Governing Board approved the budget on June 14, 2017, and Authority customers will not see a rate increase in the new fiscal year. Read on...
  20. Sweetwater Authority Logo for News Item

    SWA Welcomes Tish Berge as New General Manager

    Berge, who has more than 25 years of experience in the water industry, was appointed by the Board to assume the role of general manager, effective June 26, 2017. Read on...
  21. Sign of Groundwater Desalination Facility

    SWA Completes Expansion of the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility

    A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on June 15 to mark the completion of the expansion, which doubles the facility's water production. Read on...
  22. Water Drop

    SWA Awarded Transparency Certificate of Excellence

    Sweetwater Authority received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence from the Special District Leadership Foundation in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. Read on...
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