Project Overview Video

Project Overview Video

The San Juan Watershed will be a great source of local, reliable drought-proof water for South Orange County. The watershed under the San Juan and Trabuco creeks is a natural holding tank for the water we get in the rainy seasons, and the project will help us manage...
Brandt Selected As New Administrator

Brandt Selected As New Administrator

The San Juan Basin Authority (SJBA) Board of Directors appointed Norris Brandt, of Brandt Water Strategies, as the Authority’s new Administrator. Brandt has over 30 years of water agency leadership experience that will help him to build on the Authority’s successes,...
NOP Comments Now Available

NOP Comments Now Available

The complete list of comments received for the San Juan Watershed Project Notice of Preparation (NOP) are now available to view online. The San Juan Watershed Project held its Public Scoping Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Nearly 50 residents and stakeholders...
Public Comments Due Feb. 2

Public Comments Due Feb. 2

The San Juan Watershed Project held its Public Scoping Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Nearly 50 residents and stakeholders were in attendance at the meeting. The project proposes a 2.8 billion-gallon local, reliable water supply for South Orange County...
Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report

Notice of Preparation of an Environmental Impact Report

The Santa Margarita Water District (SMWD) as the Lead Agency is beginning preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for the proposed San Juan Watershed Project. SMWD, in conjunction with South Coast...
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