May 28, 2014

MWD’s Response to State’s Drought and Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation

Jeff Kightlinger details the ongoing preparation and response his regional water agency has championed in the face of the driest calendar year in California’s history.

March 6, 2014

MWD’s Kightlinger on Drought: Water in the Age of Uncertainty

Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, speaks on the history of MWD and its shift toward prioritizing increased water storage.

September 8, 2015

Lipkis: Wiser Drought Policies & Collaboration Can Save Our Trees

Andy Lipkis argues for a collaborative and multi-faceted response to California's drought, with an emphasis on water capture, filtration, and aquifer recharge.

August 28, 2015

Baylis: State's Fish & Game Commission and LA City/County Respond Wisely to Drought

Jack Baylis lauds the City of LA's goal of reducing imported water to 50 percent and lays out ways to get there

July 13, 2015

State Water Resources Board Wisely Navigates Challenges of Drought

Felicia Marcus updates readers on water rights, Governor Brown’s priorities around the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta tunnels, new groundwater rules, and allocation of Proposition 1 funds.

July 13, 2015

Gov. Brown: California Drought Only Foretaste of Climate Change Impacts

Austin Beutner and Governor Jerry Brown engage in a dialogue about the challenges of water governance in California, linking the current stresses on the system to future conditions that are expected to be far more severe.

June 9, 2015

LA City Public Works Commissioners: Collaboration Among Departments Generates ‘One Water’ Innovation

Heather Repenning and Monica Rodriguez discuss the board’s priorities, from wastewater treatment, to sidewalk repair, to solar energy.

April 29, 2015

MWD’s Kightlinger Adopts ‘Share the Pain’ Approach to Drought

Jeff Kightlinger shares the implications of the drought on Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the region.

October 8, 2014

Jeff Kightlinger: MWD’s Three-Pronged Water Management Approach

The General Manager for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California covers MWD’s strategy in light of the state’s high temperatures and lack of precipitation.

August 4, 2014

Felicia Marcus Warns: California’s Drought Worst in 100 Years

Felicia Marcus discusses the state’s response to California’s drought emergency and on planning for more resilient water resource infrastructure in the future.

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