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Posted on: May 9, 2019

SWA receives award for excellence in financial reporting

SWA Board with CAFR award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Sweetwater Authority (Authority) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

SWA wins statewide award for communications and outreach campaign

Photo of CAPIO EPIC award on desk

Effort to engage customers and stakeholders on rate changes, infrastructure investments, recognized with CAPIO’s EPIC Award 

Chula Vista, CA – On Wednesday, April 24, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board was pre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to SWA

CSDA Award presented to Board

Sweetwater Authority (Authority) received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance. The certificate was p...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2018

SWA is prepared for new state water laws

Person washing dishes in sink

On May 31, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 606 and Assembly Bill 1668. The bills were developed to help California better prepare for droughts. These bills do NOT impact individual water users or accounts, but are for water agencies in California. The l...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2018

SWA infrastructure investments secure safe and reliable water for customers

SWA staff reconnect service lateral to replaced water main

At its June 13 meeting, the Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing 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 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2018

SWA awards WEEP Grant to Living Coast Discovery Center

Grant check presented to LCDC

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

The Living Coast&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

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

Governing Board with ASCE Award

Sweetwater Authority’s (Authority) Richard A. Reynolds Groundwater Desalination Facility was awarded Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) San Diego Section. The award was presented to the Authority’s Go...

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