Environment
Beach Water Testing Lab

Board of Supervisors Approve Beach Water Testing Funding

| 2:43 PM

San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to authorize the County’s Department of Environmental Health to carry out an agreement with the state for $348,000 to help fund the County’s beach water quality program that protects residents and visitors year-round.

Public Safety
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VIDEO: County Conducts Emergency Response Training

| 1:14 PM

The aftermath of a disaster can be overwhelming. Is there enough food for survivors? Is there enough temporary housing available? Is the water safe to drink? What about hazardous materials? The County’s Department of Environmental Health recently conducted training to ensure that residents affected by a disaster in our region recover safely and that staff […]

Environment

The Man to Bug About Bugs

| 4:16 PM

Even if you’ve never met Chris Conlan, you still might recognize him. That’s because the supervising vector ecologist has been the County’s most visible “bug and critter guy,” for the last 14 ½ years, doing hundreds of media interviews and appearing on your TV and in your newspapers. And it all started with a butterfly net.