The San Diego County Water Authority partnered with San Diego singer and guitarist Jon Foreman of Switchfoot to create a series of videos highlighting the value of water to the region’s economy and quality of life. From sustaining world-famous tourist destinations to making world-class guitars, the San Diego lifestyle wouldn’t be possible without clean and reliable water supplies delivered by the Water Authority and its 24 member agencies.

Jon talks with the Water Authority’s Nathan Faber about the large-scale water infrastructure that delivers safe and reliable water supplies to the San Diego region.

Take a virtual tour of the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant with Jon. The desalination plant produces about 50 million gallons of drought-proof drinking water every day.

Take a virtual tour of the Olivenhain Dam and Reservoir with Jon, and learn more about how the project protects the region in case of water shortage emergencies.

Jon talks to Mark Cafferty, president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., about the importance of water to the $231 billion economy and quality of life in the region.

Jon discusses ways you can save water by purchasing water-efficient appliances for your home.

Take a virtual tour of The Water Conservation Garden in El Cajon with Jon.

Jon talks to Mark Cafferty, president and CEO of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp., about the importance of water to some of San Diego’s biggest industries.

Jon talks about the importance of water in the guitar making process and why a reliable water supply is crucial to San Diego businesses.