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Metropolitan Water: EPA Gold King Mine Spill–3 million gallons of toxic waste– will Not affect our drinking water

Metropolitan Water District’s Turf replacement funds dry up

Metropolitan Water District’s Turf replacement funds dry up

Facing unprecedented public demand for incentives to transform the region’s landscapes, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California announced today it will be closing its turf rebate program to new applications later this week because available funding has been fully allocated. Metropolitan’s $450 million conservation program, the largest of its kind in the nation, will […]

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Water Wholesaler to cut County Agencies by 15%

Today Metropolian Water District finalized its mandatory rationing plan. From their Press Release: “Effective July 1, salve allocation action expected to prompt mandatory conservation in Southern California this summer in response to record-breaking drought.  Metropolitan Water District’s cutback amounts to a 15 percent reduction in supplies starting July 1 and includes stiff surcharges for member […]

Metropolitan Water District poised to put the squeeze on County agencies

Metropolitan Water District poised to put the squeeze on County agencies

By Debra Tash The County’s primary water purveyor is set to implement Governor Brown’s recent executive order B-29-15 for a 25% reduction in water usage.  Staff for the Metropolitan Water District, which supplies such local wholesalers as Calleguas MWD, is recommending to their Board they declare a Level 3 Regional Shortage. It would be in effect […]

Moorpark Council Meeting–Calleguas General Manager Mulligan takes issue with AP article on underground water storage

Moorpark Council Meeting–Calleguas General Manager Mulligan takes issue with AP article on underground water storage

  By Debra Tash Susan Mulligan, General Manager of Calleguas Water District,  did a presentation for the Moorpark City Council on the Las Posas Basin Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project.  Ms. Mulligan took issue with an August 2013 AP story: “Millions spent on water-storage plan that leaks.” Mulligan said it was, “Half true. Half false.” Calleguas, […]

Moorpark Council hear presentation on drought

Moorpark Council hear presentation on drought

by Debra Tash Moorpark City Council Meeting February 19th 2014: Susan Mulligan, General Manager at Calleguas Mutual Water District, updated the Council on the drought.  Conditions haven’t much improved since her presentation to the Simi Valley Council in  January. Calleguas wholesales water to all of the County’s major cities with the exception of the city […]