Water Supply

An adequate and reliable water supply is vital for the future of San Diego. The Public Utilities Department is actively pursuing ways to increase our water supplies and our options. This includes maximizing all local alternatives and reaching out to regional partners.

Urban Water Management Plan


Long-Range Planning

Groundwater Information

San Pasqual


The City is considering applying to the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) for a scientific-based modification to the state-recognized boundaries of the San Diego Formation (SDF) aquifer. The proposed modification is designed to facilitate better and more coordinated management of the state’s water resources.