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August 2010
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Water Supply Update: Spring storms boost state water deliveries to 40 percent. Despite increased Sierra snowpack, water crisis remains

Ongoing pumping restrictions in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to protect endangered fish and restore the ecosystem will continue to limit the amount of water delivered to Metropolitan. The loss of supply is the equivalent to meeting the water needs of a city the size of Anaheim for more than three years.

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News Events

10 ways to save water The Dream Comes True
Watch Metropolitan's new five-minute video documenting the district’s history.


Member Agency Highlights


New Ocean Outfall Anchors Water Supply Reliability Program in Ventura County

Following nearly a decade of planning, Calleguas Municipal Water District is in the final stages of completing a new ocean outfall in the city of Port Hueneme.

Read the entire story.


Metropolitan At Work

Solar Cup – May 14 - 16
High school teams totaling about 800 students build and race solar-powered boats at Lake Skinner, in Temecula Valley, learning about conservation of natural resources, electrical and mechanical engineering, problem solving and much more.  Click here for more information.

Attend the Global Water & Technology Forum - May 20
Businesses, innovators, investors, academia, scientists, public agencies and the public will share a deeper understanding of the challenges we face in managing technology, water resources and climate change. Click here for more information

Spring Green Expo – June 10, 8:30 - 2:00
Attend seminars, visit exhibits of green products and listen to guest speakers at the 3rd annual event. Click here for more information and to register for the event.

The quagga mussel is tiny, but its presence can be huge—and hugely destructive. Quaggas are a major problem for Metropolitan. But the good news is that the district’s efforts to contain them seem to be working. Read the entire story. .


At A Glance

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Support Southern California water conservation efforts by adding the Watering Index to your Web site. The index helps homeowners save water and money on their water bills by having them adjust their sprinkler controllers as the temperature changes.

Wildflowers: Photo gallery of latest wildflowers at DVL.


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