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Water restored, repairs underway after line break in Olivenhain

Construction and repair. (Photo by Rudy Skitterians, Pixabay)

North Coast Current

June 13, 2019

Work is underway to repair erosion and other damage on a roadway in Olivenhain after a water line break June 12, resulting in a cut to service for several homes, the city of Encinitas reported.

Encinitas firm CycloPure reports advance in water decontamination

Drinking water. (Photo by Yucel Tellici, Freeimages)

North Coast Current

March 9, 2019

Encinitas-based firm CycloPure Inc. recently announced a significant advancement in its technology to remove manmade chemicals from contaminated water.

5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

Shower. (StatePoint)


January 6, 2019

It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger impact? Protecting our water is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet, but many of us...

ENCINITAS: Learn California-friendly landscaping March 5

(Olivenhain Municipal Water District photo)

February 27, 2016

ENCINITAS — The Olivenhain Municipal Water District hosts California-Friendly Landscape Training workshop on March 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. A certified trainer from the Green Garden Group will guide residents through a three-hour workshop covering a holistic approach to landscape design and maintenance...

Water agencies enact stringent restrictions in drought’s grip

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Alex Groves

June 11, 2015

As California endures another year of difficult drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has put mandatory water restrictions in place and has been asking local governments and boards to pick up the slack in order to meet water conservation goals. Brown signed an executive order April 1 requiring the state’s...

Encinitas school district wins $688,000 water awareness grant

North Coast Current

June 11, 2015

The Encinitas Union School District received a $688,000 grant for the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools, aimed at reducing storm water runoff and encouraging conservation efforts, the district announced June 9. All projects under the grant, also known as DROPS, must have an education/outreach...

Carlsbad OKs $7.3 million recycled-water expansion project

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North Coast Current

June 10, 2015

The Carlsbad City Council, acting as the Carlsbad Municipal Water District board, approved a $7.3 million contract June 9 to design and build an expansion of the Carlsbad Water Recycling Facility. CDM Constructors won the contract for the project, which will expand the water recycling plant by 75...

From housing to labor issues, North Coast city leaders see full slate for 2015

Alex Groves

January 23, 2015

At the start of a new year, city officials across North County are attempting to prioritize issues and come up with comprehensive solutions to challenges associated with growth and an improving economy. Many cities are also trying to determine the best way to finance projects while being fiscally...

Escondido to build pipeline as part of larger vision to meet water demand

Escondido City Hall is pictured July 31. (North Coast Current photo)

Alex Groves

June 18, 2014

The city of Escondido is in the initial phases of creating a $5 million pipeline to transport recycled wastewater from a treatment facility on its west side to agricultural entities on its east and northeast sides. It’s a project that’s one of many slated for completion over the coming decades,...

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