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September 27, 2021
March 4, 2021

SAWPA On-Line Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program

SAWPA has teamed up with the Local Government Commission to create an on-line version of the popular Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program. Just follow these simple instructions to become certified: Watch the Recordings Complete the Activity Complete the Evaulation Email Receive your certificate Complete all three workshops and become a Watershed Ambassador: Workshop 1: Getting to Know Your Watershed Workshop 2: Collaborating in the Face of Uncertainty Workshop 3: Communicating the Value of Water     Click here to be directed to the Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador Program for Local Policymakers webpage, where you can start working to become a Santa Ana River Watershed Ambassador today!
February 8, 2021

SAWPA Announces Jeff Mosher as New General Manager

January 4, 2021

Santa Ana River Weather Modification Pilot Program

Interest in the Santa Ana River Watershed Weather Modification for Water Supply Feasibility (Cloud Seeding) Study continues to grow. Here is a Youtube link to a presentation about the weather modification process by Garratt Cammans of North American Weather Consultants that was shared with the SAWPA Commission on December 1, 2020. Santa Ana River Watershed Weather Modification and Feasibility Study Final Report October 14, 2021 Informational Webinar Presentation – Provided by SAWPA and North American Weather Consultants Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Informational Brochure – Electronic  and Printable (BiFold) Weather Modification Pilot Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Brochure Extended List of SAWPA Cloud Seeding FAQs document
September 9, 2019

Cloud-Based VOIP Phone System

THE SANTA ANA WATERSHED PROJECT AUTHORITY (SAWPA) INVITES CONSULTANTS TO SUBMIT THEIR PROPOSALS FOR:  CLOUD-BASED VOICE OVER IP PHONE SYSTEM You are invited to submit your proposal for the services to complete the above project. Proposals are due at SAWPA, 11615 Sterling Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503 by 12:00 noon PST on Thursday, September 19, 2019 Copies of the RFP and the detailed information regarding the submission of the proposal are available at the SAWPA office and may be obtained upon request. This RFP is available at the SAWPA website ( in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. You may email Dean Unger at to obtain a copy and for further information. A copy is available here Questions and Answers posted 3:00 PM 09/09/2019
July 11, 2019

SAWPA Awarded ESRI’s Special Achievement in GIS 2019

The Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority has been selected to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the 2019 Esri User Conference. This award was given to user sites around the world to recognize outstanding work with GIS technology. SAWPA stood out from more than 100,000 others. For more information visit Esri site SAG AWARDS.  
July 2, 2019

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

March 27, 2019

One Water One Watershed Plan Update 2018

The One Water One Watershed Program Steering Committee on January 24, 2019 recommended the OWOW Plan Update 2018 for adoption by the SAWPA Commission. The Plan was subsequently approved by the SAWPA Commission on February 19, 2019. Continue Reading One Water One Watershed Plan Update 2018
November 20, 2018

Available Water Use Efficiency Info and Tools to Assist Retail Water Agencies

New tools and assistance are available from SAWPA to help water agencies in the Santa Ana River Watershed implement water use efficiency programs and conservation-based rate structures. The tools focus on demand management, customer engagement and compliance with new water use efficiency legislation signed by the Governor in May 2018, which will affect your agency.