SPECIAL FEATURES OF MEMBER AGENCY
Glendale was one of the 13 original member agencies
in the 1928 formation of Metropolitan and started taking
deliveries in 1946. The city is actively developing
its local water resources. Glendale's local projects
consist of expansion of its recycled water delivery
system for landscape irrigation at golf courses, cemeteries,
freeway medians, landfill, school and parks, and for
sanitary flushing purposes in high-rise office buildings.
The city has completed a major groundwater treatment
facility, extractions wells and conveyance pipeline
system within the San Fernando Basin region. Glendale
will always be dependent on MWD for a significant portion
of its water resources. The city operates its own electrical
generation, transmission, and distribution facilities
and was active in promoting the construction of Hoover
Dam. The city has a contract with the federal government
for electricity from Hoover Dam. Glendale is currently
developing the technology for removal treatment of chromium
6 and is expected to be completed in 2013..
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