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Posted on: September 29, 2022

State Water Resources Control Board Chair tours SWA’s Desalination Facility

Board members and staff look at reverse osmosis trains in desalination facility

The Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board welcomed the Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board, E. Joaquin Esquivel, at the Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility for a tour on September 29, 2022. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

SWA adds clean energy vehicles to its fleet

F150 Electric Vehicle charging at Sweetwater Authority's Administration Building

Yesterday, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board (Board) gathered to see and celebrate the agency’s new electric vehicles (EVs). The purchase of these clean energy vehicles demonstrates the Authority’s commitment to sustainability.

The Autho...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Up to $2,000 in water bill assistance now available to qualified SWA customers

Person pouring glass of water from tap

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) customers may be eligible for water or wastewater bill assistance from a new federal debt relief program. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides a one-time payment of up to $2,000 to qualified ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

South Bay businesses can save water and money with new SWA partnership program

Woman and man in shop aprons stand in front of a store with an open sign in the window

The new Water Efficiency Partner Program recently launched by Sweetwater Authority (Authority) aims at helping businesses save money by assisting them reduce their water use.

Through the program, businesses gain access to a free water use audit and persona...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

New scholarship program supports careers in the water industry

Photo of water workers and text reading $1,000 water scholarship now available

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) recently launched a new scholarship program to provide funding for people interested in pursuing a career in the water industry. The Work for Water Scholarship is available to anyone living in the Authority’s ser...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2022

WaterSmart Landscape Contest winner showcases more beauty with less water

WaterSmart landscape with various colorful plants and winner sign

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) named Nancy Cavanah of Chula Vista this year’s winner of the WaterSmart Landscape Contest at last night’s Governing Board (Board) Meeting. Cavanah’s landscape was selected from a diverse pool of applicants as the best exam...

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