The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its
service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and
future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of
26 member agencies – cities and public water agencies – that serve nearly 19 million people
in six counties. Metropolitan imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California
to supplement local supplies and helps its members develop increased water conservation,
recycling, storage and other resource management programs.