San Diego County Water Authority
Ken Weinberg directs the San Diego County Water Authority's long-term water supply and facilities planning and water resources management, including the development of regional local supply projects such as seawater desalination. The Water Resources Department is responsible for implementing the Water Authority's Water Shortage and Drought Management Plan. The department also ensures the Water Authority's projects comply with environmental regulations and assists the agency's 24 member agencies in planning and implementing local water resources projects. In addition, the department along with staff from the city of San Diego and the county of San Diego, has been working with numerous governmental and non-governmental stakeholders on the development and management of the San Diego Integrated Regional Water Management program (IRWM) and related Grants Administration Program for IRWM and managing grants for the Water Authority as a whole.