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Colorado River Reservoirs Expected To Be Less Than Half Full, Headed To A Historic Low

June 18
Luke Runyon/KUNC

Reservoirs that store water along the Colorado River are projected to be less than half full later this year, potentially marking a historic low mark for the river system that supplies water to seven U.S. states and Mexico.

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Sea Level Rise Could Sink California Property Values

June 18
By Erik Anderson

A new report says California property values along the coast could drop as the level of the ocean rises. The study found more than $15 billion worth of private property is at risk in California over the next 25 years.

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San Diego Storm Water Spending Not Nearly Enough, Says City Auditor

June 14
By City News Service

Projected infrastructure spending for the city of San Diego's Storm Water Division isn't even halfway sufficient to meet future needs, a deficiency that could increase the deferred maintenance backlog and affect the city's ability to meet water quality requirements, according to an audit released Thursday.

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Court Rules San Diego Can Keep Closing La Jolla Beach To Protect Seals

June 8
By Associated Press

In a decision filed Thursday, the 4th District Court of Appeal reversed a lower court ruling that set aside the ordinance governing Children's Pool Beach in La Jolla, an affluent seaside community in San Diego.

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Reminder: San Diego Water Rates Will Increase In August

June 8
By City News Service

City of San Diego officials Friday reminded water customers that their rates will increase 2.16 percent starting Aug. 1.

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Report Card Has Good Grades For San Diego's Beaches

June 7
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

Dry weather is good news for San Diego County beach water quality.

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Officials To Discuss Water Quality Monitoring Related To Sewage Spills

June 7
By City News Service

Local governmental stakeholders will provide an update on water quality monitoring of local beaches affected by sewage spills from the Tijuana River Valley during a meeting Thursday.

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California To Spend $768M On Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

June 1
By Associated Press

California utilities will invest nearly $768 million to expand a network of charging stations and build other infrastructure for electric vehicles as the state moves toward a goal of 5 million zero-emission cars on the roads by 2030.

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Council members Ward, Bry Introduce Proposal To Ban Styrofoam And Related Products

June 1
By City News Service

City Councilman Chris Ward Tuesday introduced a proposal to ban products made with Styrofoam, or expanded polystyrene, in San Diego, citing adverse effects on local waterways and the coastline.

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Councilman Ward Proposes Banning Styrofoam In San Diego

May 31
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego may become the fourth city in the county to ban Styrofoam food and beverage containers.

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