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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Board provides support to local residents affected by recent flooding

Photo of water drops blue line graphics and text of Board supports customers affected by floods

On February 14, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board (Board) voted to implement a twelve-month freeze on late fees and discontinuation of water service for non-payment for customers who sustained flood damage during recent winter storms. T...

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Posted on: January 18, 2024

SWA explores floating solar energy generation on Sweetwater Reservoir

Sweetwater Dam and Reservoir aerial

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) is making strides toward carbon neutrality and costs savings by pursuing a floating solar array on Sweetwater Reservoir. The first of its kind in California, the project would significantly offset the Authority’s...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

SWA Board appoints new leadership for 2024 term

SWA logo photo of gavel and text Board Appoints New Leadership for 2024 Term

Last month, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board (Board) appointed Director Paulina Martinez-Perez as Board Chair and Director Hector Martinez as Vice Chair for the 2024 term. Martinez-Perez has served on the Board since 2020 and Martinez ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2023

Updated SWA and SBID meeting times in 2024

2024 5 pm meetings

During the December 18th Sweetwater Authority Governing Board Meeting, the Board approved Resolution 23-23, updating the Governing Board meeting times beginning January 2024. The new meeting times are as follows:

  • 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5 pm
  • 4th Wedne...
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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Governing Board approves rate adjustments, affirms commitment to affordability

Blue glass of water with Sweetwater Authority logo and text Board approves rate adjustments

Chula Vista, CA – During a public hearing on December 6, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board (Board) voted to approve new rates as proposed in the 2023 rate study. The moderate adjustments leverage cost-savings linked with maint...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

SWA receives generous grant for future watershed exhibit

Text of "SWA Awarded Grant" with blue line design and image of paper that says "funding"

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) was recently awarded with a grant of $19,750 from the trustees of the Hans & Margaret Doe Charitable Trust at San Diego Foundation to aid in the creation of an interactive watershed exhibit at the Bonita Museum and Cul...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Work for Water Scholarship awarded to local Chula Vista student

Governing Board awards the $1,000 Work for Water Scholarship check to David Inchaurregui Jr.

Chula Vista, CA – At last week’s meeting, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board awarded the $1,000 Work for Water Scholarship to David Inchaurregui Jr. of Chula Vista to support his water industry studies. 

The Authority’s Governing...

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