Metropolitan Water District

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 5, 2012

MWD’s Jeff Kightlinger Endorses Governor’s Preferred Delta Fix

TPR interview with Jeff Kightlinger, General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District for Southern California, on Governor Brown's plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta project and on efforts Southern California has made towards greater water independence.

August 31, 2012

Deputy Resources Secretary Jerry Meral Expresses Optimism over Gov. Brown's Delta Plan

Jerry Meral, Deputy Secretary of Resources, discusses preservation and infrastructure efforts and working with stakeholders around the Bay Delta.

June 29, 2012

Lessons from Los Angeles’ Century of Growth and Reinvention Shared with SPUR Delegation

David Abel, 'Beyond Chinatown' author Steven Erie, and LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discuss how LA's urban and infrastructure development in the late 19th - early 20th century set the city on a trajectory unique from San Francisco.

July 2, 2019

MWD’s New Chair, Gloria Gray, Prioritizes Reliability of Supply & Affordability

In this interview, MWD Board Chair Gloria Gray shares how she plans to steer the largest water supplier in the nation through changing political priorities and climate conditions to continue safeguarding the future of California's water.

June 13, 2019

MWD Achieves Consensus on Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan

Metropolitan Water District General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger provides an update on the pressing water supply issues affecting Southern California.

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.

March 23, 2017

De-Risking Cities: Connectivity and Cybersecurity

TPR presents an excerpt of a VX2017 panel on how agencies and cybersecurity leaders are staying ahead of the curve of the new, advanced technology taking over our cities.

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.

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