Dec. 17, 2020
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Metropolitan Board Takes Action to Fund Next Phase of Delta Conveyance Project

Metropolitan's board voted unanimously last week to fund its share of the environmental planning and pre-construction costs for the Delta Conveyance Project. The state initiative would increase the long-term reliability of the State Water Project and make it more resilient to climate extremes, sea level rise and earthquakes. Read the press release.

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Metropolitan and Southern Nevada Water Authority Collaborate on Recycled Water Project

Metropolitan and Southern Nevada Water Authority are partnering to explore development of a drought-proof water supply that could reduce reliance on the Colorado River. SNWA will contribute up to $6 million for environmental planning of the Regional Recycled Water Program, a proposed large-scale project to produce high quality water from purified wastewater. Read the press release.

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Student Art Contest Winners to be Honored

Pictured: Art by Glen A. Wilson High School 11th grader Danica Jew. Submitted by Rowland Water District and Three Valleys Municipal Water District.

Today, 37 students are being recognized for their art submitted for inclusion in the "Water is Life" 2021 calendar. K through 12 students living in Metropolitan's service area submitted conservation art through their member agencies. The calendar is distributed to about 13,000 recipients each year.

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It's a Good Fishing Season at Diamond Valley Lake

Considering this year's challenges, one bright spot has been fishing at Diamond Valley Lake. In October, 3,500 pounds of rainbow and lightning trout were planted in the lake. Conditions got even better on Dec. 1 with the addition of 3,500 more pounds of big rainbow trout from Mt. Lassen Trout Farm. Watch this video.

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