Water Bond

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.

May 11, 2018

November Water Bond Promises $8.9 Billion Towards Securing California’s Future

TPR sat down with Jerry Meral, official proponent of the November water bond, to discuss the priority projects that the bond would fund.

August 23, 2017

Will There Be a Water Bond on the 2018 California Ballot?

Jerry Meral, former director of the Planning and Conservation League, joins Brian Jordan of civil engineering firm Tetra Tech to talk about the four potential water bonds California voters could face in 2018.

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.

June 30, 2014

Randy Record, MWD’s New Chair, on Water Bond Priorities & BDCP

Randy Record shares MWD's focus and speaks to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan.

June 5, 2013

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of MWD, Opines on Met's Priorities & Options

Tim Brick, Retired Chair of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, explains the state's approach towards water infrastructure while balancing regional challenges and political will.

February 1, 2012

Darrell Steinberg: Time to Focus Intensely on State Water Bond

California State Senate President pro tempore Darrell Steinberg's remarks highlighting the need for lawmakers to unite behind a coherent state water investment plan. In budget stressed economic times, passing a multi-billion dollar water bond will be challenging. The need to create jobs and reinvest in California drives Senator Steinberg forward, despite only having imperfect policy solutions to work with.

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