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Media Services produces print and online materials that support Metropolitan’s external and internal communication and messaging needs. Our newsletters include “Your Water,” which covers topics such as water quality and supply issues, member agency news and other key water developments, and People Interactive, a multi-media online magazine focused on employee news and profiles.

Please note that our People Interactive issues dating from September 2004 – May 2012 uses the Macromedia Flash plugin to view.

Due to limited quantities, our brochures listed below are available to our member agencies only. Please click here for an order form.

Media Services produces print and online materials that support Metropolitan’s external and internal communication and messaging needs. Our newsletters include “Your Water,” which covers topics such as water quality and supply issues, member agency news and other key water developments, and People Interactive, a multi-media online magazine focused on employee news and profiles.

Please note that our People Interactive issues dating from September 2004 – May 2012 uses the Macromedia Flash plugin to view.

Due to limited quantities, our brochures listed below are available to our member agencies only. Please click here for an order form.

Most Recent
Investments Today for Water Tomorrow

​Southern California's reliable water supply didn't just happen. It is the result of major investments made over many years to prepare for the future.

Metropolitan: A Tradition of Sound Spending

An overview of Metropolitan's financial practices during the recent drought years.

Metropolitan: Tradición de Gasto Responsable

Un resumen de las prácticas financieras de Metropolitan durante los últimos años de sequía

Oroville Dam
A February 2017 update and background information on the damage to the spillway.
Conservation
Water Conservation Rebate Program

​A recap of Metropolitan's water conservation rebate program from 2015-2016.

Changing the Landscape of Southern California: A Conservation Success Story

Facing a statewide, record-breaking drought, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California took a bold step: it funded the nation's largest turf removal and water conservation program.

Environmental Book

Highlights some of Metropolitan’s many environmental accomplishments and investments.

Be Water Wise...Outside/Inside
Tips on saving water outside and inside
Facilities
Hiram W. Wadsworth Pumping/Hydro-generating Facility
An overview of this facility located on the west end of Diamond Valley Lake
Diamond Valley Lake
 An overview of Southern California's largest drinking water storage reservoir
General
The District at a Glance
Metropolitan facts and statistics



The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - An Overview

An overview​ of Metropolitan

Metropolitan Today & Tomorrow

​View recent Metropolitan highlights and top priorities looking forward.

Charting a Steady Financial Future

Metropolitan’s Budget At A Glance.

MWD Multi-Species and Ecological Reserves
More on the Southwestern Riverside County Multi-Species Reserve and the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve
Solar Power
An overview of Metropolitan's investment in renewable energy.
Maps
Member Agencies
A listing of Metropolitan's Member Agencies
Major Water Conveyance Facilities in California
A map of the major water conveyance facilities in the state 
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
A map showing the Delta area
Water Quality
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report​ - Covering the Reporting Period of January-December 2014

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report (Spanish)

2015 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report - Covering the Reporting Period of January-December 2014​

Fluoridation
 Information about the fluoridation of drinking water
Ozonation
Ozonation at a glance
Water Quality Laboratory
Metropolitan's water quality laboratory at a glance 
Water Reliability
The Colorado River: A Commitment to Progress

Water from the Colorado River helped to transform Southern California into today's trillion-dollar economy since the first deliveries in 1941.

Top Five Reasons

Reasons why we need a California Water "Fix."

Top Five Reasons (Spanish)

​Reasons why we need a Claifornia Water "Fix."

Delta Wetlands: Executed Purchase and Sale Agreement

​Purchase and sale agreement between Metropolitan and Delta Wetlands Properties.

Delta Islands: An Investment in Security
Metropolitan approves purchase agreement of four islands and tracts in the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and part of a fifth island in the far western Delta.
Delta Restoration
 State-Federal proposal for Delta restoration and water supply improvements
2015 IRP Overview

The 2015 IRP Update builds upon the strong foundation or diversification and adaptation developed in previous IRPS.​

Water Tomorrow

More information on the roadmap for securing the Southland's water supply reliability over the next 25 years

Taking Action to Secure Southern California's Water Supply

​The importance of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Inland Feeder Project
Inland Feeder Project at a glance
Water Supply
Palo Verde Land Management, Crop Rotation and Water Supply Program at a Glance
More information on ensuring a reliable water supply
Seasonal Land Fallowing

Read about Metropolitan's seasonal land fallowing pilot program to forgo planting a water-intensive crop for a portion of the spring and summer.

April 2017 Newsletter
04/06/2017
March 2017 Newsletter
03/03/2017
February 2017 Newsletter
02/17/2017
January 2017 Newsletter
01/12/2017
December 2016 Newsletter
12/07/2016
October 2016 Newsletter
10/14/2016
August 2016 Newsletter
08/19/2016
June 2016 Newsletter
06/28/2016
May 2016 Newsletter
05/17/2016
March 2016 Newsletter
03/30/2016
February 2016 Newsletter
02/10/2016
November 2015 Newsletter
11/19/2015
October 2015 Newsletter
10/07/2015
August 2015 Newsletter
08/21/2015
July 2015 Newsletter
07/10/2015
June 2015 Newsletter
06/11/2015
May 2015 Newsletter
05/29/2015
April 2015 Newsletter
04/16/2015
February 2015 2nd Newsletter
02/01/2015
February 2015 1st Newsletter
02/01/2015
November 2014 Newsletter
11/01/2014
October 2014 Newsletter
10/01/2014
August 2014 Newsletter
08/01/2014
July 2014 Newsletter
07/01/2014
May 2014 Newsletter
05/01/2014
April 2014 Newsletter
04/01/2014
March 2014 Newsletter
03/01/2014
February 2014 Newsletter
02/01/2014
January 2014 Newsletter
01/01/2014
December 2013 2nd Newsletter
12/15/2013
December 2013 1st Newsletter
12/01/2013
November 2013 Newsletter
11/01/2013
October 2013 3rd Newsletter
10/22/2013
October 2013 2nd Newsletter
10/10/2013
October 2013 1st Newsletter
10/01/2013
September 2013 2nd Newsletter
09/15/2013
September 2013 1st Newsletter
09/01/2013
August 2013
08/01/2013
March 2013 BDCP Issue
03/01/2013
March 2013
03/01/2013
January 2013
01/01/2013
California Friendly Material
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5 Things To Know About California’s Drought
Limit5000 Annually

Rack card with water saving tips.

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Water Saving Tip Rack Card (also available in Spanish)
Limit5000 Annually

Top ten water saving tips for indoor and outdoor use.

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Water Wise Living (also available in Spanish)
Limit5000 Annually
Valuable water-saving tips for your home and garden.
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Choosing a Smart Sprinkler Controller For Your Home
Limit5000 Annually

Information on weather-based irrigation controllers.

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Choosing a High-Efficiency and Water-Wise Clothes Washer For Your Home
Limit5000 Annually

Information about the benefits of high-efficiency clothes washers over traditional front-loading washers.

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Choosing Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles For Your Landscape
Limit5000 Annually

Information on precision rotating sprinkler nozzles.

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California Friendly® Seed Packets
Limit1000 Annually

These packets contain poppy seeds.

Educational Materials
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Journey Down the Colorado River Aqueduct
Limit250 Annually

Student booklet explains our water delivery system and includes the treatment process.  A crossword puzzle and easy-to-read map reinforces the concepts for students.  Upper elementary and middle school students.

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Geography of Water
Limit10 sets Annually

Includes a series of six California maps on specific geographic and water-related concepts.  Curriculum includes a teacher's guide for each map, reproducible student maps and lessons. Grades 4-8.

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Guzzler Gang Student Comic Book
Limit250 Annually

This comic book introduces characters who are known for “guzzling" water.  Grades K-2.  Set of 35.

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Guzzler Gang Teacher Activity Booklet
Limit10 Annually

A supplement for teachers about water conservation.  Grades K-2

General
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Member Agency Map
Limit500 Annually

Fold-out color map of MWD's service area with member agency boundaries.

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California Conveyance Map
Limit500 Annually

A map of Metropolitan's aqueduct systems.

Hotel/Motel Placards
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Towel Bar Hangers
Limit5000 Annually

Guest information on reusing towels - 4"x 9" color print.

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Linen Cards – Tent Folded
Limit5000 Annually

Guest information on linen change requests – 8"x 5" color print.

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Linen Cards – Flat
Limit5000 Annually

​​6"x 3" color print.

Restaurant Placards
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Restaurant Table Cards – Flat
Limit5000 Annually

For restaurants who prefer a more subtle display.  Card measures 4" square.

May 2012 Issue
September 2011 Issue
July 2010 Issue
January 2010 Issue
August 2009 Issue
November 2008 Issue
May 2008 Issue
December 2007 Issue
August 2007 Issue
May 2007 Issue
December 2006 Issue
​September 2006 Issue
July 2006 Issue
May 2006 Issue
​February 2006 Issue
November 2005 Issue
September 2005 Issue
August 2005 Issue
July 2005 Issue
December 2004 Issue
September 2004 Issue
Media Contact

Chris Hamawi
Phone
(213) 217-7273

Email
webmanager@mwdh2o.com

Videos
November 01, 2016

Watch why California WaterFix is important to the state.

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