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Posted on: March 23, 2020

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2020

High School Photo Contest winners highlight importance of water in everyday life

Photo of apple with water droplets

Local high school students were honored for their winning photos at the March 11 Sweetwater Authority (Authority) Governing Board meeting. Nearly 100 students from the Authority’s service area entered the annual water photo contest, which challe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Earn up to $75 for fixing a leak during the entire month of March

Leaky faucet

To assist customers with costs typically associated with leak repairs and to help conserve our most precious resource, Sweetwater Authority (Authority) is offering rebates of up to $75 for repairs made in March 2020. The special month-long rebate is in ce...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2020

SWA joins the California Statewide Communities Development Authority

Blueprints of development project

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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Water quality information and updates

Water glass on table

Occasionally, naturally-occurring minerals and algae in the water the Authority treats, or disruptions in the Authority’s distribution system, can cause changes in the taste, odor and color of the water we provide our customers. These changes ar...

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