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March 30, 2016
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Metropolitan Commemorating 75th Anniversary of Colorado River Aqueduct Deliveries

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Metropolitan has rolled out a multimedia campaign on its web pages and social media as well as a special anniversary logo as part of a months-long celebration marking the 75th anniversary of Colorado River Aqueduct deliveries to Southern California.

Read about it here.

Metropolitan Approves Delta Islands Purchase Agreement


Read General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger's blog, H2outlook: Why Delta Wetlands: An Investment in Security.
Read the Delta Wetlands fact sheet.


The Shutdown Season



Metropolitan annually uses the cooler months of late winter and spring to repair, rehabilitate and upgrade its facilities, including the Colorado River Aqueduct, water treatment plants and its vast pipeline network.
Watch H2oTalk as GM Kightlinger describes the big job.
View a photo gallery of the work.


Budget Time at Metropolitan


Read GM Kightlinger’s blog, H2outlook: Charting a Stable Financial Future.

  Read the budget fact sheet.


Updated California WaterFix Video

California WaterFixThe California WaterFix is a collaborative effort to make critical improvements in the state’s main water supply delivery system and preserve the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta environment.

Watch the video.


Pioneering Pilot Colorado River Land Management Program

Farmers in the Bard Water District in southeastern California will voluntarily skip their spring and summer plantings and transfer saved Colorado River water to Metropolitan under a groundbreaking two-year pilot program revised by Metropolitan's Board of Directors.
Read the press release.


Check Out the Latest Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

It's been a busy season for fact sheets at Metropolitan. Here are two of the latest:

Metropolitan is dedicated to providing safe drinking water. Read about MWD’s water quality lab.

Southern California's water resource portfolio relies on an "All of the Above" strategy for reliability. Read about it.


Have a Water-Saving Idea?

ICPMetropolitan has joined other western water districts, the U.S. EPA and the Bureau of Reclamation on a competitive grant program aimed at discovering the next generation of water-saving devices technologies.

Read more about the program and the press release.


Metropolitan's Bob Muir Named Communicator of the Year by National Group

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The National Association of Government Communicators selected Muir, Metropolitan's veteran press officer, as its 2016 Communicator of the Year. The group said Muir "earned the award for his responsiveness, subject matter expertise, and straight talk in communicating to media and with the public during the 2015 Southern California drought."
Read the press release.


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