September 13, 2018
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Metropolitan Partners with the Los Angeles Dodgers to Promote Saving Water and Rebates

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On Aug. 24, Metropolitan hosted bewaterwise.com night at Dodger Stadium. Metropolitan Board Chair Randy Record threw out the first pitch and thousands of fans learned about available water conservation and rebate programs. A groundskeeper of the game was recognized during the pregame to showcase the water-wise methods used at the stadium. Watch a video recap of the night. Next, Metropolitan will be participating in La Gran Fiesta - Viva Los Dodgers event on Sept. 22 at the stadium.

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Southern Californians Making Conservation a Way of Life

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For decades an acre-foot of water – enough to cover an acre of land, about the size of a football field, a foot deep in water – served two typical Southern California households. Thanks to Southland conservation and efforts in recycling, an acre-foot of water now serves three households. Watch a short animation.

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Construction on the Regional Recycled Water Advanced Purification Center Closer to Completion

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Construction on the new Advanced Purification Center in Carson is well underway and is expected to be complete by the end of the year. Through a partnership with the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, the demonstration facility will purify 500,000 gallons of cleaned wastewater daily using an innovative purification process. Thorough testing of the process will begin after construction is complete. Watch a video of recent progress. Visit the website to learn more.

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Metropolitan Kicks-off FY2018/19 Inspection Trips

Inspection Trip
Above, Metropolitan Director Leticia Vásquez-Wilson hosts Central Basin Municipal Water District guests at Parker Dam on the Colorado River. (Photo courtesy of Johncito Peraza)

Metropolitan's popular inspection trip program is off to a strong start this year. Metropolitan Directors will lead over 60 inspection trips to the State Water Project, Colorado River Aqueduct and local infrastructure for community and business leaders, elected officials, environmental organizations, and others from their service areas. Offering a first-hand look at facilities and receiving expert insights, these trips deliver a perspective on Metropolitan and Southern California's water resources.

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Listen to Podcast on Water Issues

H2oTalk

Metropolitan recently launched its H2oTalk podcast, a bi-weekly conversation on important water topics affecting Southern California. Upcoming podcast topics include the Colorado River and emergency preparedness. Download the podcast from Soundcloud, Stitcher or iTunes.

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