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Southern California might foot the bill for delta tunnels project — with no promise of reimbursement

Published: 
Thu, 03/29/2018 - 5:33pm

Southern California's biggest water agency is considering picking up most of the bill for overhauling the state's waterworks without any guarantee that it will eventually recoup its additional, multibillion-dollar investment.

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Southern California water agency approves pitching in $4.3 billion for massive delta tunnels project

Published: 
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 9:29am

Southern California’s largest water agency Tuesday threw a lifeline to California WaterFix, approving a $4.3-billion buy-in to the water delivery project.

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Metropolitan Water District aims to build plant to recycle sewage into drinking water

Published: 
Tue, 09/29/2015 (All day)

For more than 80 years, the Metropolitan Water District has paved the way for Southern California's epic growth by securing water from hundreds of miles away.

This week, the mammoth agency said it wants to invest closer to home in what would be one of the world's largest plants to recycle sewage into drinking water.

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Water district wants to set your shower to music to make it quicker during drought

Published: 
Mon, 08/24/2015 (All day)

There's nothing like blasting Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain" to encourage water conservation -- at least that's the hope of one Southern California water supplier.