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Detachment and Annexation Updates

The Boards of Directors of the Rainbow Municipal Water District (RMWD) and Fallbrook Public Utilities District (FPUD) have each adopted Resolutions of Application to detach from the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) and annex into the Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) wholesaler.

Below are articles, press releases and documents related to the proposed detachment.

The Time Has Come Village News -  Auguat 12,2021

Why RMWD and FPUD wan to leave SDCWA. Voice of San Diego - May 12,2021

Fallbrook and Rainbow Water districts launch public education campaign Village News - April 14, 2021

FPUD Board approves payment to LAFCO for costs related to analyzing detachment proposal Village News - March 3,2021

Detachment committee consultant to receive supply reliability data this month, review in March Village News - February 10, 2021

Detachment committee introduces consultant Village News - January 6, 2021

Fallbrook and Rainbow join others in opposing the SDCWA controversial water plan Village News - Decamber 16, 2021

Another reason Fallbrook and Rainbow are seeking to leave the Water Authority Village News - December 8, 2020

FPUD Seeking to Switch Wholesaler Due to Cost Savings Village News - November 5, 2020

Detachment Progress Village News - August 20, 2020

RMWD August 2020 Detachment Newsletter 

LAFCO Detachement Review Committee Meeting Village News - July 17, 2020

LAFCO Committee Press Release 07-10-20

LAFCO Approves Review Committee Village News - June 11, 2020

San Diego Union Tribune - March 19, 2020

Village News LAFCO Application - March 19, 2020

San Diego Union Tribune - Feb. 23, 2020

San Diego Reader - Water Supply Article - Jan. 14, 2020

Village News - Dec. 28, 2019

Oside News Article - Dec. 18, 2019

Detachment Application Press Release -- Dec. 17, 2019Eastern MWD Board memo on resolution supporting detachment - Dec. 11 2019 .pdf

Village News - Countywide Vote on Reorganization - Dec. 6, 2019

Rainbow Board memo with detachment resolution - December 3 2019.pdf

Times of San Diego - Potential Countywide Vote - Nov. 26, 2019

SDCWA Detachment Letter to Rate Payers - Nov. 25, 2019Valley Center MWD detachment analysis -- Oct. 7 2019.pdfRiverside LAFCO staff memo on MOU with SDLAFCO -- Sept. 26 2019.pdfRMWD vice chair letter to SDCWA -- Aug. 29, 2019.pdfWater Authority letter to RMWD and FPUD -- Aug. 21 2019.pdf

FPUD Increase Due to Higher Regional Rate - San Diego Union Tribune June 22, 2019

Two Agencies Want to Secede From the San Diego County Water Authority Voice of San Diego - June 3, 2019