Metropolitan's planning and reporting documents focus on regional water supply reliability:
• Integrated Water Resources Plan represents Metropolitan's long-term plan to assure adequate water supplies for Southern California.
• Urban Water Management Plan describes and evaluates sources of supply, efficient uses, water recycling and conservation activities.
• Water Surplus and Drought Management Plan outlines policies that guide water surplus and shortage management and establishes a basis for dealing with shortages in an equitable and efficient manner.
• Long Term Conservation Plan guides Metropolitan's investments and communication strategy for reducing regional water demands.