Press Releases

Oroville Drone

May 10, 2022

Metropolitan Advances Ambitious Climate Action Plan to Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2045

April 27, 2022

Metropolitan Cuts Outdoor Watering To One Day A Week For Six Million Southern Californians

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Nov. 18, 2021

The Drought Emergency: Confronting the Challenge Together

Oct. 19, 2021

California Conservation Leaves Water In Lake Mead

Oct. 6, 2021

Preparing for a Dry Next Year

Fact Sheets & Publications

Fact Sheet
Annual Report
View our annual report for 2021.
Fact Sheet
Annual Achievement Report
Summary of our annual report on conservation, recycling and groundwater recharge.

Met in the News


Colorado River Aqueduct Shutdown, February 2021

July 6, 2021

The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta: The Heart of California's Water Supply

June 17, 2020

You Can Depend on the Metropolitan Water District Today and Always

April 2, 2020


May 19, 2022
Metropolitan's Monthly News May 2022

Photos & B-Roll

Photos and B-roll video footage for media use are available here.



The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that delivers water to 26 member agencies serving 19 million people. The district imports water and helps develop storage, local supplies and resource-management programs.

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Our Commitment to


Metropolitan is committed to the values of transparency and open government, ensuring the public and our ratepayers have access to information about our agency and its activities to promote accountability, good governance and public participation.

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