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.

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.

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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