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Posted on: March 23, 2020

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Water quality information and updates

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Slight discoloration of water in Chula Vista caused by routine valve maintenance; water remains safe to drink

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) is aware that there is a slight discoloration in the water we are currently providing to customers in portions of...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Ensure plumbing system safety after lengthy shutdowns

Building plumbing

Check here for important water quality information for plumbing systems in buildings that have been vacant or have had low water use for extended periods.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

SWA Recognized as “District of Distinction”

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Sweetwater Authority (Authority) received the “District of Distinction” accreditation by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) for its sound fiscal management policies and practices in district operations. This dis...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Governing Board and essential employees display dedication to service, community

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In the midst of an unprecedented crisis, Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Board Members and employees have focused all efforts on accomplishing three key goals: provide safe, reliable water; do our part to protect customers from financial impacts of the p...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

SWA joins the California Statewide Communities Development Authority

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The Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board voted to become a member of the Statewide Community Infrastructure Program (SCIP). The resolution passed at last night’s Governing Board meeting means that the Authority is now a member of the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

SWA Board Appoints Chair and New Committee Assignments for 2020

2020 SWA Board Chair Steve Castaneda and Vice Chair Hector Martinez

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board voted in December to appoint Steve Castaneda as Board Chair for 2020; this will be his second term as chair. Hector Martinez was appointed as Vice Chair for 2020. 

In January, Chair Castaneda assign...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Inaugural SWA Citizens Advisory Committee Appointees Announced

Inaugural Citizens Advisory Committee appointees take ceremonial oath

At the October 9 Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board meeting, the Authority’s first Citizens Advisory Committee appointees were formally announced. The announcement included a ceremonial oath and reception. 

The creation of the Citize...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2019

SWA's Desalination Facility wins 'Best Tasting Water' award

2019 SWMOA Best Tasting Water Award

On Wednesday, July 24, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board was presented with the Southwest Membrane Operators Association (SWMOA) Best Tasting Membrane Water in the Southwest Region Award. The award recognizes the Authority’s R...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

SWA announces new leadership roles for two Board Members

SWA Directors Jose F. Cerda & Hector Martinez

Two of Sweetwater Authority’s Governing Board Members were recently appointed to local advisory committees for watershed restoration and local agency formation.

During its May 22, 2019, meeting the Authority’s Board appointed Director José F. Cerda to the ...

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