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Water and Energy in San Diego: Keeping San Diego Water Wise.

Located in the heart of drought-vulnerable Southern California, San Diego’s clean technology industry has an important role to play in our region’s smart use of water resources. Cleantech San Diego and our members are working to address challenges of the water-energy nexus by deploying technology solutions to more energy-efficiently and cost-effectively treat, move, and conserve water throughout our region.


Water Imported to San Diego


Gallons of Water Used Daily Per Person


Gallons of Water in an Acre-Foot

Related Initiatives

Be Water Wise

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Pure Water San Diego

City of San Diego

Encina Wastewater Authority

Wastewater treatment service to more than 400,000 residents in northwestern San Diego County

Taking Action Against the Drought

UC San Diego