There are seven management groups that report either to the Assistant GM/Chief Operating Officer, Assistant GM/Chief Administrative Officer, or the Assistant GM/Chief External Affairs Officer. These groups are:
- Information Technology delivers technology options, services and solutions for enterprise and business applications, mobile/wireless computing, control systems, telecommunications, network services and cyber/information security.
Engineering Services is an internal full-service engineering team that provides technical services including program management, engineering design, construction management, facility planning, geodetics and field survey, dam surveillance and corrosion engineering.
External Affairs focuses on communication, public outreach, education, legislative and innovative activities.
Human Resources is responsible for aiding in the recruitment, training, and retention of the District's work force, and management of the District's benefits program for current and retired employees and directors.
Real Property applies strategic approaches to the acquisition, management and protection of Metropolitan's real property assets, and seeks to effectively optimize revenues and control land management expenses.
- Water Resource Management is responsible for planning, securing and managing Metropolitan’s imported and local water resource program, as well as advancing water-use efficiency and providing supply and demand forecasts for the region.
- Water System Operations conveys, treats and distributes water to the six-county service area. It ensures that Metropolitan's water quality meets all federal and state drinking water standards, and it operates and maintains Metropolitan’s five treatment plants plus its water and power systems.
Separate from these management groups, the Chief Financial Officer manages the district’s financial programs, including financial planning, investments, debt management, and the annual budget and accounting operations. The Assistant General Manager of Strategic Water Initiatives runs the Bay-Delta Initiatives and the Colorado River Resources programs. The Assistant General Manager/Chief Administrative Officer also manages environmental planning, administrative services, security and board administration.