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Metropolitan Water District

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California Water Company Declares Water Supply Alert, Asks Residents To Cut Water Usage By 20 Percent

Southern California’s largest supplier of water, the Metropolitan Water District, which provides water for 19 million people, declared a “Water Supply Alert” Tuesday in light of California’s historic drought.

02/11/2014

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Experts Push For Water Conservation As Californians Face A Dry 2014

Experts are pushing for water conservation as Californians face another dry year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2014

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Odd-Smelling Tap Water Persists For Nearly 6 Months In 4 Counties

A musty taste and odor to the tap water in four Southern California counties originally projected to last only a few weeks has persisted for six months now.

03/20/2012

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Investigation Reveals Water Executives Spending Money Like Water

Water rates may have gone up 70 percent in the past six years but, but our undercover investigation found water executives spending money like water.

02/23/2012

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Foothills Residents Urged To Limit Water Usage

Metropolitan Water District officials are expected to ask more than 1.7 million foothill residents to scrimp on their water usage, starting Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/15/2011