Water

San Diego International Airport Wins Environmental Excellence Award

  |   Smart Cities San Diego, Water

Rainwater Capture & Condensate Collection Systems Lauded   Two projects at San Diego International Airport (SAN) that advance water conservation and reuse efforts have received the Industrial Environmental Association’s (IEA) 2017 Environmental Excellence Award.   SAN’s Terminal 2 Parking Plaza, currently under construction, was recognized for an innovative rainwater...

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Cleantech San Diego Partners with Smart Water Networks Forum

  |   Press Releases, Smart Cities San Diego, Water

San Diego region joins national efforts to tap technologies for smarter water use   SAN DIEGO, CA, January 26, 2017 – Regional business association Cleantech San Diego has formed a new partnership with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) in support of technologies that advance the efficient use of water.   The...

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San Diego Foundation Funds Smart Water Pilot Projects in City of Solana Beach and at San Diego International Airport

  |   Press Releases, Smart Cities San Diego, Water

SAN DIEGO, CA, November 30, 2016 – As part of its Smart Cities and Water Solutions Grant Program, The San Diego Foundation has awarded a total of $160,000 ($80,000 each) in grant funding to Cleantech San Diego to support two pubic-private partnerships that catalyze adoption of...

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Metropolitan Water District Switches to Solar to Help Offset Power Used for Water Deliverables

  |   Solar Energy, Water

With the dual goals of cutting carbon emissions and reducing operational costs, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California recently unveiled its latest investment in solar power.   Metropolitan board Chairman Randy Record joined General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger to flip a ceremonial switch signifying the activation of two...

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Smart Water in 3 Steps

  |   Water

The buzz around building Smart Cities is all over lately – from Wi-Fi-enabled cities to cross-sector cleantech to big data capture. These abilities lead to increased efficiencies and increased revenue opportunities for cities. At this year’s Smart Water Networks (SWAN) Forum Conference in London, which...

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San Diego’s Cleantech Future: Technologies Driving 2016

  |   Cleantech San Diego, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities San Diego, Solar Energy, Water, Wind Power

On February 17, 2016, Cleantech San Diego hosted a series of presentations by clean technology companies to address questions about what lies ahead for the San Diego region’s cleantech industry. What are the most important trends to watch for and act upon? What opportunities will our industry...

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Airport Authority and Metropolitan Water District Receive Prestigious Environmental Awards

  |   Smart Cities San Diego, Water

The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) recognized two Cleantech San Diego members with a 2015 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), considered one of California’s highest environmental honors.   The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority earned the award in the “Waste Reduction” category, which honors “exemplary achievements...

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VIDEO: How Water Flows

  |   Water

Water is serious stuff, particularly in California where drought is on everyone’s minds. Water flows into our houses and it also flows into our farms and gardens. With supplies growing more limited, how do farms and gardens factor into the water equation? What are the...

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