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Bringing Water to Southern California.

Our Mission

The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way.

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MEMBER AGENCIES

19 million

PEOPLE IN SERVICE AREA

1.5 billion

GALLONS WATER DELIVERED DAILY

5

TREATMENT PLANTS

830

MILES OF PIPELINES

$1.6 billion

INVESTED IN LOCAL RESOURCES
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Responding to Drought and Climate Change

Responding to Drought and Climate Change

It’s an all-hands-on-deck approach as Metropolitan employees work on assignments, projects and initiatives – from community outreach and storage programs, to reengineering our system and finding new sources of water – that help ensure Southern California has the supplies it needs.

Image of little girl with a glass of water.

Pure Water: Public Scoping

Pure Water Southern California: Public Scoping 

With hotter temperatures and drier conditions impacting our region, it’s going to take all of us working together to find new and innovative ways to protect and maximize of our most precious resource – water.

Drone image of Bidwell Bar Bridge at Lake Oroville - DWR

Delta Conveyance Draft EIR

Delta Conveyance Project's Draft EIR: What You Need To Know 

Water from the State Water Project provides the backbone water supply for millions of people in Southern California, as well as our $1.6 trillion economy. The state’s Delta Conveyance Project proposes to modernize and upgrade our state’s aging infrastructure in northern California to help the state manage through periods of severe drought like the one the state is experiencing now and future impacts from a changing climate.

Photo of Lake Oroville taken August 2022

Drought 2022

Drought 2022: Record-breaking Conditions, Unprecedented Response 

Southern California is facing extreme drought conditions that are putting unprecedented stress on all of our water resources. It will take all of us, working together, to immediately reduce our water use and invest in projects that make our region stronger and more resilient for the future. 

Current Events___

Happening
Now.

Boardroom

December 2022

Board Meetings
& Agendas.

Upper Feeder Pipeline

Conserve Today

Drought 2022.

Mc Weymouth Zeolite Tunnels

Met Responds

State Audit of Workplace Concerns.

Take a Tour___

From Source
To Tap.

Follow the extraordinary journey your water must take before you use it, from sources high in the Rockies and the Sierra Nevada, through critical purification processes, to homes and businesses across Southern California.

Workforce Investment___

Leading
the Way.

Supplying 40 percent of California’s water resources requires a workforce that is as agile and efficient as the water delivery systems we develop and operate. Succession planning, diversity, and asset retention are vital areas of focus that are key to the success of our organization.

Animated graphic about the Metropolitan's workforce, number of employees and retention.

Learning to Conserve___

Saving
Everyday.

Supporting Sustainability Through Conservation.

Southern Californians get it. They know our water resources are not limitless. They’ve learned to conserve. And they know they can do more. That is where Metropolitan comes in. We offer water-saving tips, classes, and rebates for water-saving devices and sustainable landscaping. We are your partner as you learn how to make conservation a way of life.

Conservation Garden with orange pot at the center

Professional Opportunities___

Working
with Met.

CRA shutdown

Work with Us

Contractors
& Vendors.

Calcon Tradeshow

Get Involved

Small Business
Outreach.

Tunnel Cleaning

Join Us

Careers
& More.