drought

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.

July 18, 2017

Integrated Solutions for L.A.’s Urban Water Future

At the recent Asia Society Imagine 2060: Delivering Tomorrow's City Together event, Andy Lipkis (TreePeople) and Mark Gold discuss the management of water and green infrastructure for the Southern California region.

May 24, 2017

San Diego Mayor Touts Commitment to Sustainability, Launches Pure Water Initiative

Kevin Faulconer highlighted the city’s commitment to environmental sustainability ahead of the launch of Pure Water San Diego.

May 7, 2017

'One Water LA' Update: Region's Progress On Building A Resilient Water Supply

Regional water leaders discuss the the One Water LA Plan, forthcoming in July, and a VerdeXchange-sponsored water charrette scheduled for June.

November 29, 2016

Orange County Water District Leads On Recycling & Groundwater Management

Mike Markus, a 25-year veteran of the Orange County Water District, on the board's visionary leadership on water reuse in Southern California.

November 29, 2016

The Role of Water Data in California’s Conservation Efforts

In the first of a two-part TPR interview, Felicia Marcus discusses using publicly available data to support creative solutions to California’s water challenges.

August 17, 2016

Climate Change Impacts on California's Water Supply Require MWD to Prioritize Differently

TPR checks in with Metropolitan Water District of Southern California General Manager Jeff Kightlinger on how water management continues to evolve in response to climate change and drought.

May 26, 2016

Metro LA’s Water Supply Increasingly Relying on Management of Stormwater

Gary Hildebrand (LA County Public Works, left) and Marty Adams (LADWP) explain the fruitful collaboration between city and county on stormwater capture, a strategy that has received renewed attention as Los Angeles strives to shift to a fully local water supply.

May 19, 2016

Value of Optimizing Data for Water Management: A WaterSmart Approach

Robin Gilthorpe, CEO of WaterSmart Software, seeks to improve water-use and operational efficiency for municipal and investor-owned water utilities globally by using utility meter data to better communicate with residential customers.

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