SAN DIEGO - Dahlia Perez lifted her right hand and took an oath as she was appointed to the San Diego Water Board during a special November meeting.

After Perez was sworn in, the board appointed Valentine Sepulveda as vice - president.

During the meeting, the board talked and approved a $34,000 sewer line project that was not on the budget. The project is an emergency project that was caused due to the deterioration of the old infrastructure on Tovar Street.