Promoting Stewardship of Natural Resources and Native Species
San Diego County has a diverse environment that is home to large variety of plant and animal species. A key goal of the Water Authority’s environmental program is to ensure that existing and planned facilities are built and operated in a manner that minimizes negative effects on the environment and wildlife. The Water Authority supports cost-effective sustainability programs that promote thoughtful stewardship of the region’s natural resources.
The Water Authority’s environmental programs save ratepayers money, reduces impacts on the environment from critical operations, conserve energy and water, and help the Water Authority better anticipate and adapt to the impacts of climate change.