Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
about mwdnewsbusinessmember agenciesfinanceauditethicsjobscontactsearch
HomeNewspress releases
Press Releases for 2013-2015

For media information please contact Bob Muir at (213) 217-6930.

This area consists of press releases from Metropolitan Water District of Southern California arranged in reverse chronological order. You can access any item by clicking on its title. You can jump to any specific month by clicking the month in the table below.

Fact Sheets and Brochures
Click here to access fact sheets and brochures.

         

December 2014

GEARING UP FOR MORE DROUGHT, METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD REVISES
SUPPLY ALLOCATION PLAN, ALSO ADDS $40 MILLION TO REBATE PROGRAM

November 2014

COURTYARD AT METROPOLITAN HEADQUARTERS BUILDING DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF PAST
BOARD CHAIRMAN JOHN V. “JACK” FOLEY

METROPOLITAN ISSUES STATEMENT ON CALIFORNIA TREASURER’S REPORT ON BAY DELTA
CONSERVATION PLAN AFFORDABILITY AND FINANCING


WEEKEND BOAT-BUILDING SESSION OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES METROPOLITAN’S 13TH ANNUAL
SOLAR CUP™ COMPETITION

October 2014

NEW DIRECTORS REPRESENTING CITY OF ANAHEIM,
ORANGE, SAN DIEGO COUNTIES JOIN METROPOLITAN BOARD


METROPOLITAN BOARD INCREASES INCENTIVE FOR LOCAL INVESTMENT
IN WATER RECYCLING, GROUNDWATER CLEAN-UP, SEAWATER DESALINATION


NEW EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT AT METROPOLITAN’S HEADQUARTERS BUILDING
COMMEMORATES CENTENNIAL OF FAMED WATERCOLORIST REX BRANDT

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND WESTERN MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLIERS DEVELOPING WATER CONSERVATION PROJECTS AS PART OF LANDMARK COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT

September 2014

METROPOLITAN BOARD APPROVES SUPPORT FOR PROPOSITION 1, THE REVISED STATEWIDE WATER BOND

August 2014

PUBLIC’S RESPONSE TO METROPOLITAN’S WATER-SAVING REBATES BREAKS RECORDS

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT ON LEGISLATIVE PASSAGE OF $7.54 BILLION 2014 WATER BOND

July 2014

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT ON PROPOSED STATEWIDE OUTDOOR WATER RESTRICTIONS

NEW DIRECTOR REPRESENTING CENTRAL BASIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT SEATED ON METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD

NEW CITY OF FULLERTON REPRESENTATIVE SEATED ON METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD

METROPOLITAN BOARD RAISES SMALL BUSINESS OUTREACH GOAL TO 25 PERCENT

METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT BRINGS CALIFORNIA TO LIFE TO DELIVER
WATER-SAVING MESSAGE IN RESPONSE TO DROUGHT

June 2014

DESPITE NOTICEABLE TASTE AND ODOR, TAP WATER POSES NO HEALTH HAZARD

May 2014

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF
BAY DELTA CONSERVATION PLAN DRAFT IMPLEMENTING AGREEMENT


HEADING INTO HOT, DRY SUMMER, METROPOLITAN RAMPS UP
CONSERVATION CALL TO PRESERVE RESERVES DURING DROUGHT


STUDENT TEAMS FROM LONG BEACH POLY, CANYON AND WEST COVINA
HIGH SCHOOLS EARN TOP SPOTS AT METROPOLITAN’S 2014 SOLAR CUP™


LONG BEACH POLY, WARREN HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS PRELIMINARY LEADERS
HEADING INTO THREE-DAY SOLAR-POWERED BOAT COMPETITION


METROPOLITAN EXPANDS INCENTIVE PROGRAMS TO
BOOST REGION’S CONSERVATION IN RESPONSE TO DROUGHT


RANDY A. RECORD ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF METROPOLITAN’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LOS ANGELES LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT JOINS METROPOLITAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE COUNTY COMMUNITIES ALSO
RECEIVING TAP WATER WITH UNPLEASANT TASTE AND ODOR

NATION’S LARGEST SOLAR-POWERED BOAT COMPETITION FEATURES
NEARY 700 STUDENTS ON 40 SOUTHLAND HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS


NO HEALTH HAZARD FROM TAP WATER WITH
UNPLEASANT TASTE AND ODOR IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY


REGIONAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT RESUMES OPERATIONS
AFTER EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO STATE PIPELINE FINISHED


REGIONAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT RETURNED TO SERVICE
FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF DROUGHT-RELATED UPGRADES


CONSUMERS IN THREE RIVERSIDE COUNTY CITIES ASKED TO
IMMEDIATELY SUSPEND OUTDOOR WATERING DURING TREATMENT PLANT SHUTDOWN


SOUTH VENTURA COUNTY CONSUMERS ASKED TO FORGO OUTDOOR WATERING
WHILE TREATMENT PLANT IS SHUT DOWN FOR DROUGHT-RELATED UPGRADES


PROJECTS FROM UC RIVERSIDE, NEWSCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE and DESIGNSAN
DIEGO, CAL POLY POMONA TAKE TOP HONORS AT ECO INNOVATORS SHOWCASE


April 2014

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
FOR GOV. BROWN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER TO INTENSIFY DROUGHT ACTIONS

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER RELEASES STATEMENT ON
WATER ALLOCATION FROM STATE WATER PROJECT


LOWEST WATER RATE INCREASES IN DECADE APPROVED,
AS METROPOLITAN BOARD ADOPTS TWO-YEAR BUDGET


LA CAÑADA-FLINTRIDGE RESIDENT JOINS METROPOLITAN BOARD


March 2014

METROPOLITAN TO LAUNCH RADIO ADVERTISEMENTS ASKING
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIANS FOR WATER-SAVING HELP DURING DROUGHT

JOHN V. FOLEY, TWO-TIME CHAIRMAN OF METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS, RESPECTED WATER LEADER, PASSES AWAY

TWO NEW DIRECTORS REPRESENTING CITY OF COMPTON, CALLEGUAS MWD JOIN METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD

METROPOLITAN BOARD AUTHORIZES OUTREACH, ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN IN RESPONSE TO STATE’S DROUGHT EMERGENCY

February 2014

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER RELEASES STATEMENT ON RATE CASE
TENTATIVE DETERMINATION BY SAN FRANCISCO SUPERIOR COURT


METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING CALIFORNIA DROUGHT LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE

FULLERTON CITY COUNCIL MEMBER SEATED ON METROPOLITAN BOARD

METROPOLITAN BOARD DECLARES WATER SUPPLY ALERT THROUGHOUT
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN RESPONSE TO STATEWIDE DROUGHT


January 2014

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING
STATE, FEDERAL ACTIONS TO ADDRESS DROUGHT CONDITIONS


METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING
GOVERNOR BROWN’S MEETING WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WATER LEADERS


METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER’S STATEMENT ON
GOVERNOR’S DECLARATION OF CALIFORNIA DROUGHT


LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCILMAN SEATED ON METROPOLITAN
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LARGE IMPORTED WATER LINE SERVING ORANGE COUNTY TO BE
TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE, INSPECTED DURING 11-DAY SHUTDOWN


December 2013

IMPERIAL IRRIGATION DISTRICT, METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT
COLLABORATE ON U.S.-MEXICO PILOT PROJECT ON COLORADO RIVER


METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER'S STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF DRAFT BAY DELTA CONSERVATION PLAN

October 2013

MWD GENERAL MANAGER'S STATEMENT ON GOV. BROWN ADMINISTRATION'S WATER ACTION PLAN FOR RELIABILITY, RESTORATION, RESILIENCE

IF THEY BUILD IT, THEY WILL...RACE

METROPOLITAN PREPARED TO MEET WATER DEMANDS IN 2014,
DESPITE QUESTIONS OVER FUTURE OF REGION'S IMPORTED WATER SOURCES


FORMER TORRANCE WATER COMMISSIONER SEATED
ON METROPOLITAN BOARD


FORMER GARDENA MAYOR JOINS METROPOLITAN BOARD


September 2013

METROPOLITAN LOOKS TO DEVELOP MORE LOCAL WATER SOURCES TO HELP
MEET SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S FUTURE SUPPLY NEEDS


NEW SAN DIEGO COUNTY REPRESENTATIVE SEATED ON METROPOLITAN BOARD

August 2013


METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER’S STATEMENT ON RELEASE OF
DRAFT BAY DELTA CONSERVATION PLAN ECONOMIC IMPACTS ANALYSIS


WESTERN WATER AGENCIES TEAM WITH BUREAU OF RECLAMATION ON GRANT PROGRAM SEEKING WATER-SAVING DEVICES OF TOMORROW

May 2013

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER’S STATEMENT ON
RELEASE OF FINAL CHAPTERS OF DRAFT BAY DELTA CONSERVATION PLAN


PROJECTS FROM LOS ANGELES TRADE TECH COLLEGE, UC IRVINE, CAL STATE LA RECEIVE INAUGURAL ECO INNOVATORS RECOGNITION

BOATS FROM ANAHEIM, GLENDORA HIGH SCHOOLS
SECURE TOP SPOTS AT METROPOLITAN’S 2013 SOLAR CUP™



HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS FROM ANAHEIM, CALABASAS EARLY LEADERS
AS THREE-DAY SOLAR-POWERED BOAT COMPETITION BEGINS


STUDENTS FROM 39 SOUTHLAND HIGH SCHOOLS PREPPING
FOR NATION’S LARGEST SOLAR-POWERED BOAT COMPETITION


April 2013

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WORLD WATER FORUM ENDS AS COLLEGE TEAMS
DISPLAY SOLUTIONS TO LOCAL, GLOBAL WATER CHALLENGES


NEW DIRECTOR REPRESENTING CITY OF PASADENA
SEATED ON METROPOLITAN BOARD

March 2013

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER’S STATEMENT ON
RELEASE OF DRAFT BAY DELTA CONSERVATION PLAN


February 2013

NEW DIRECTORS REPRESENTING CENTRAL BASIN, UPPER SAN GABRIEL
VALLEY MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS SEATED ON METROPOLITAN BOARD


RESIDENTS IN PASADENA, THREE NEIGHBORING FOOTHILL
COMMUNITIES ASKED TO CURTAIL WATER USE DURING PIPELINE
SHUTDOWN

January 2013

METROPOLITAN GENERAL MANAGER’S STATEMENT
REGARDING GOV. BROWN’S STATE-OF-THE-STATE ADDRESS



Page updated: December 9, 2014