COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

Technologies

Synthetic
Synthetic turf used on baseball fields reduces energy and water usage

In addition to undertaking programs which help encourage adoption of sustainability by its residents, San Diego County has also installed innovative technology products which improve the efficiency of its own operations, and show the feasibility of adoption for other California local governments interested in improving the sustainability of their operations.

  • Landfill Gas Energy Production - Reduces emissions--decreases electricity production from fossil fuel plants resulting in lower emissions and decreases dependence on outside fuel sources.
  • Detention Facility Water Conservation Project - Electronically controlled flush valve system to reduce gallons per flush and over