water management

March 7, 2014

SAWPA’s Celeste Cantú : ‘One Water One Watershed’

Celeste Cantú talks about the shift toward managing water with an integrated, regional view.

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.

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.

March 31, 2019

CalEPA Secretary Blumenfeld on Governor Newsom's Water & Climate Priorities

New CalEPA Secretary Jared Blumenfeld joins TPR for an exclusive interview on defending California's climate policies against the Trump administration, funding safe and affordable drinking water, and addressing our addiction to plastic.

February 25, 2019

Jack Baylis: A How to Guide for Capturing LA’s Wet Weather in a Changing Climate

In the midst of very wet winter, veteran water maven Jack Baylis explores how Los Angeles could adapt to our changing climate.

October 4, 2018

Sup. Sheila Kuehl on Measure W: The Safe, Clean Water Act

LA County Supervisor Kuehl talks about how the Southern California region has come together to develop a comprehensive measure to better capture and clean stormwater.

April 16, 2018

Mark Pestrella on LA County’s Transformative Stormwater Plan

Pestrella, the head of the County's Department of Public Works shares the vision for the recently released Safe, Clean Water program.

October 19, 2017

Singapore's Water Leadership: Building a Model for Sustainable Cities

Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director of the Singapore Ministry of National Development’s Centre for Liveable Cities, speaks with TPR about how the small country went from being a case study of disastrous urban management to an international model for sustainability.

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.

June 29, 2016

The ‘Place’ of Water in Urban Design: ARUP's Vincent Lee

Vincent Lee describes the role of water in a number of global cities, and provides context for how Los Angeles can utilize its natural resources.

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