Lnc Alumni Group Water Presentation #3

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Published on January 27, 2009

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Dana Friehauf, San Diego County Water Authority, January 2009, Long-Term Supply PPT to Leadership North County Alumni Group

Reliable and Sustainable Water Supply for the San Diego Region Leadership North County Alumni January 22, 2009 Dana L. Friehauf, P.E. San Diego County Water Authority

Significant Near-Term Challenges Drought, pumping restrictions have reduced reservoir levels to record lows Further pumping restrictions on State Water Project likely in 2009 Continue 30% cutbacks to Interim Agricultural Water Customers in 2009 1-in-2 chance of cutbacks to residents and businesses Decision by April Stumped tree crops

Drought, pumping restrictions have reduced reservoir levels to record lows

Further pumping restrictions on State Water Project likely in 2009

Continue 30% cutbacks to Interim Agricultural Water Customers in 2009

1-in-2 chance of cutbacks to residents and businesses

Decision by April

State Water Project Pumping Restrictions Court imposed interim restrictions to protect Delta smelt (threatened) In CY 2008, 500,000 AF lost to SWP Final biological opinion on Delta Smelt Issued December 2008 Greater restrictions in CY 2009 Potential for additional pumping restrictions Longfin Smelt (designated candidate species) Central Valley Steelhead/Chinook Salmon Delta Smelt

Court imposed interim restrictions to protect Delta smelt (threatened)

In CY 2008, 500,000 AF lost to SWP

Final biological opinion on Delta Smelt

Issued December 2008

Greater restrictions in CY 2009

Potential for additional pumping restrictions

Longfin Smelt (designated candidate species)

Central Valley Steelhead/Chinook Salmon

Regional Drought Response Actions Instituted 20-Gallon Challenge Program Asks everyone to voluntarily save 20 gallons per person, per day Emphasizes specific water-saving tips at www.20gallonchallenge.com Launched $1.8 million regional media campaign in 2008 Focus on reducing outdoor watering Ramp-up campaign again in 2009 Securing short-term water transfers and storage reserves Methodology to allocate supplies to member agencies

Instituted 20-Gallon Challenge Program

Asks everyone to voluntarily save 20 gallons per person, per day

Emphasizes specific water-saving tips at www.20gallonchallenge.com

Launched $1.8 million regional media campaign in 2008

Focus on reducing outdoor watering

Ramp-up campaign again in 2009

Securing short-term water transfers and storage reserves

Methodology to allocate supplies to member agencies

Strategy for Reliable and Sustainable Water Resources Comprehensive solution to fix the Delta Diversify supply / add new supply Reduce demands for imported supplies Maximize efficient use of existing resources

Comprehensive solution to fix the Delta

Diversify supply / add new supply

Reduce demands for imported supplies

Maximize efficient use of existing resources

Bay-Delta The Way We’ve Been Managing the System

Diversifying San Diego County’s Water Supply Portfolio 2007 2020 Conservation 11% Canal Lining Transfer 9% Local Surface Water 7% Groundwater 6% Recycled Water 6% IID Transfer 22% Local Supplies 24% MWD 29% Seawater Desalination 10% MWD 76% 1991 Local Supplies: 5% MWD: 95%

New Long-term Regional Supplies for San Diego County Conserved agricultural water transfers Canal lining agreements Up to 280,000 acre-feet annually for decades

Conserved agricultural water transfers

Canal lining agreements

Up to 280,000 acre-feet annually for decades

Seawater Desalination Activities in San Diego County 50 mgd private project in Carlsbad at Encina Power Station Water purchase contracts with 9 SDCWA member agencies Major permitting hurdles cleared 2011 start-up Water Authority detailed feasibility study at Camp Pendleton Scheduled completion early 2009 Conduct South County feasibility study late 2009 SDCWA Aqueducts Carlsbad/ Encina South Camp Pendleton South County

50 mgd private project in Carlsbad at Encina Power Station

Water purchase contracts with 9 SDCWA member agencies

Major permitting hurdles cleared

2011 start-up

Water Authority detailed feasibility study at Camp Pendleton

Scheduled completion early 2009

Conduct South County feasibility study late 2009

Water Recycling in San Diego Wastewater recycled for non-potable reuse 17 agencies produce recycled water Current reuse: 22,000AF 2020 Goal: 52,000AF Aviara Golf Course 12 agencies in north county involved in recycled water Producing and/or distributing San Dieguito Park

Wastewater recycled for non-potable reuse

17 agencies produce recycled water

Current reuse: 22,000AF

2020 Goal: 52,000AF

12 agencies in north county involved in recycled water

Producing and/or distributing

Water Authority Regional Conservation Programs & Incentives Residential Fixtures, surveys, and outdoor watering & landscape opportunities Commercial and Industrial Landscape audits, incentives/grants Public Sector Program Audits, enhanced incentives

Residential

Fixtures, surveys, and outdoor watering & landscape opportunities

Commercial and Industrial

Landscape audits, incentives/grants

Public Sector Program

Audits, enhanced incentives

What can YOU do? Businesses/residents can save more water now Make immediate changes to reduce waste Take advantage of conservation rebates Visit www.20gallonchallenge.com for ideas Adopt permanent ethic of conservation/efficiency Support water reliability efforts Support implementation of local drought ordinances Push state leaders to fix Bay-Delta Back expansion of local supply projects (desalination, recycling, groundwater)

Businesses/residents can save more water now

Make immediate changes to reduce waste

Take advantage of conservation rebates

Visit www.20gallonchallenge.com for ideas

Adopt permanent ethic of conservation/efficiency

Support water reliability efforts

Support implementation of local drought ordinances

Push state leaders to fix Bay-Delta

Back expansion of local supply projects (desalination, recycling, groundwater)

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