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ACWA - Association of California Water Agencies
Information about public water agencies and water issues.

American Water Works Association (AWWA)
An international, nonprofit, scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Association of Water Agencies of Ventura County (AWA)
Provides a forum for the exchange of information on local and regional water issues.

Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP)
In collaboration with several local, state federal, environmental and other parties, the plan aims to protect and restore the ecological health of California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and provide a more reliable water supply. 

Brown & Caldwell Water News
Subscribe to a free daily Internet mailing with links to current Southern California water resources stories.

California Department of Water Resources (DWR)
Department of Water Resources' Home Page

California Native Plant Society
A statewide non-profit organization helping to promote understanding of California's native plants.

California Utilities Emergency Association (CUEA)
Information on emergency-related utility issues

California Water Awareness Campaign
Heightens public awareness about the conservation, supply, quality and distribution of water.

Certified Laboratories

A link to laboratories accredited for the analyses shown. This list is not endorsed by Metropolitan but can be found on the California Dept. of Health Services Web site. The list can be sorted by location, name, etc.

Colorado River Water Users Association (CRWUA)
Colorado River Water Users Association's Home Page

CMUA – California Municipal Utilities Association
Representing and advocating municipal utility interests on issues that concern member agencies.

CUWCC – California Urban Water Conservation Council
State-wide water conservation organization.

Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency's Home Page

Environmental Protection Agency - Surf Your Watershed
A service to help you locate, use and share enviromental information about your area.

Environmental Protection Agency - OWOW
Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds. Information about wetlands, oceans, watersheds and water quality.

A computerized mapping system that identifies underground fuel tank leaks and shows MTBE-contaminated sites posing threats to public wells.
Take a virtual home tour and investigate your water saving opportunities. This site was developed by the California Urban Water Conservation Council under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Interstate Council on Water Policy
Spearheading development of a National Water Policy Charter and promoting a national dialogue on water policy.

NWRA – National Water Resources Association
Advocates Federal policies, legislation and regulations promoting the development, management, protection and beneficial use of water resources.

Use Water Wisely
A project of the Water Education - Water Awareness Committee (WEWAC).

Water Agency Response Network (WARN)
Website on statewide emergency planning which includes response and recovery information before, during and after an emergency.

Water Conservation Garden
Detailed information on an award winning water conservation garden located in San Diego County.

Water Education Foundation
The Foundationís mission is to create a better understanding of water resources and foster public understanding and resolution of water resource issues through facilitation, education and outreach.

Water Replenishment District of Southern California
The Water Replenishment District manages groundwater for nearly four million residents in 43 cities of Southern Los Angeles County.

WateReuse Association
A national organization dedicated to increasing the beneficial use of recycled water.

A program of the American Water Works Association operated in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

MWD offers these water-related links because they reflect the interests of the water consumer. MWD makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to these Web sites or their content and does not maintain, operate or take responsibility for what appears on these Web sites.

MWD does not endorse any opinion, report, product or service described in them and is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness or reliability of their content or information. Any use thereof is solely at the user’s own risk.

Page updated: June 17, 2011