1. Photo of CAPIO EPIC award on desk

    SWA wins statewide award for communications and outreach campaign

    The California Association of Public Information Officials awarded Sweetwater Authority the EPIC Award for excellence in public information and communications for its comprehensive outreach campaign surrounding the 2018 five-year rate study. Read on...
  2. Drought-tolerant landscape

    Enter SWA's 2019 WaterSmart Landscape Contest!

    Sweetwater Authority's annual WaterSmart Landscape Contest celebrates the beauty - and water-efficiency - of drought-tolerant landscapes. Deadline is April 26. Read on...
  3. Glass orb reflecting sunlight and water

    SWA High School Photo Contest winners highlight how water is an essential resource

    Local high school students were honored for their winning photos at the Sweetwater Authority Governing Board meeting in March. Read on...
  4. Olivewood Gardens Check

    SWA announces partnership with Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center

    The water efficiency partnership will allow Sweetwater Authority and Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center to expand their outreach efforts and promote the safety, value, and efficiency of tap water. Read on...
  5. Gavel on table

    New SWA Board members sworn in for four year terms

    At the January 9 Board Meeting, National City Mayor Alejandra Sotelo-Solis and Councilmember Jerry Cano were sworn in to their four-year terms on the Sweetwater Authority Governing Board. Read on...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
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