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Media Services produces print and online materials that support Metropolitan’s external and internal communication and messaging needs. Our newsletters include “Your Water,” which covers topics such as water quality and supply issues, member agency news and other key water developments.

Brochures listed below are available in limited quantities to our member agencies only.  Please click here for an order form.

Media Services produces print and online materials that support Metropolitan’s external and internal communication and messaging needs. Our newsletters include “Your Water,” which covers topics such as water quality and supply issues, member agency news and other key water developments, and People Interactive, a multi-media online magazine focused on employee news and profiles.

Please note that our People Interactive issues dating from September 2004 – May 2012 uses the Macromedia Flash plugin to view.

Due to limited quantities, our brochures listed below are available to our member agencies only. Please click here for an order form.

Most Recent
Southern California’s State Water Project

The State Water Contractors’ fact sheet highlighting the State Water Project.

Modernizing the System: Delta Conveyance
Five reasons why investing in this conveyance project is necessary for Southern California.



About MWD
Metropolitan’s Today & Tomorrow – July 2018

Covers Metropolitan’s recent highlights on key projects and programs.

The District at a Glance
Metropolitan facts and statistics



Leadership Today. Water Tomorrow.

An overview of Metropolitan's proud legacy and forward-looking leadership which has positioned Southern California to meet tomorrow's water challenges.

Metropolitan Today & Tomorrow, January 2018

View Metropolitan highlights and top priorities looking forward.​

Metropolitan Today & Tomorrow, July 2017

View Metropolitan highlights and top priorities looking forward.

Metropolitan Today & Tomorrow, January 2017

​View Metropolitan highlights and top priorities looking forward.

Colorado River
Lower Colorado River Water Quality Partnership

This Partnership’s continued efforts are critical to the preservation of the Colorado River’s future water quality. 

Seasonal Land Fallowing: A Partnership Benefitting Agriculture and Cities

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and Bard Water District are exploring potential longer-term opportunities to partner.

The Colorado River: A Commitment to Progress

Water from the Colorado River helped to transform Southern California into today's trillion-dollar economy since the first deliveries in 1941.

Collaboration on the Colorado River
The Metropolitan Water District has been a leader in this ongoing collaboration and is committed to working cooperatively within California and beyond to ensure the plan’s success.
Palo Verde Land Management, Crop Rotation and Water Supply Program at a Glance
More information on ensuring a reliable water supply
Conservation
Annual Achievements Report (SB 60)

​Achievements in conservation, recycling and groundwater recharge. 

Annual Achievements Report Snapshot (SB 60)

​A snapshot of achievements in conservation, recycling and groundwater recharge.

Be Water Wise...Outside/Inside
Tips on saving water outside and inside
Environmental
Environmental Book

Highlights some of Metropolitan’s many environmental accomplishments and investments.

Champions of Science, Research and Innovation

The State Water Contractors and its 27 member agencies collectively are investing millions of dollars annually in science, research and innovation.

MWD Multi-Species and Ecological Reserves
More on the Southwestern Riverside County Multi-Species Reserve and the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve
Solar Power
An overview of Metropolitan's investment in renewable energy.
Facilities
Hiram W. Wadsworth Pumping/Hydro-generating Facility
An overview of this facility located on the west end of Diamond Valley Lake
Diamond Valley Lake
 An overview of Southern California's largest drinking water storage reservoir
Metropolitan’s Water Treatment Plants

Southland water is treated at one of five Metropolitan-owned and operated treatment plants to comply with stringent federal and state drinking water regulations that protect public health.

Finance
Charting a Steady Financial Future
The proposed FY 2018/19 and FY 2019/20 biennial budget.

Metropolitan: A Tradition of Sound Spending

An overview of Metropolitan's financial practices during the recent drought years.

Metropolitan: Tradición de Gasto Responsable

Un resumen de las prácticas financieras de Metropolitan durante los últimos años de sequía

Maps
Member Agencies
A listing of Metropolitan's Member Agencies
Major Water Conveyance Facilities in California
A map of the major water conveyance facilities in the state 
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
A map showing the Delta area
State Water Project
Part of the Solution: Reducing Reliance on the Delta, Expanding Local Supplies

The State Water Contractors are deploying a host of water supply management solutions to ensure California’s water supply is managed with great care.

Leading the Way in Water Management and Efficiency

The State Water Contractors are deploying a host of water supply management solutions to ensure California’s water supply is managed with great care.

Water Quality
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report​

Fluoridation
 Information about the fluoridation of drinking water
Ozonation
Ozonation at a glance
Water Quality Laboratory
Metropolitan's water quality laboratory at a glance 
Water Reliability
Regional Recycled Water Program At A Glance

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is making a major investment in a potential water recycling project that will reuse water currently sent to the ocean. 

Delta Wetlands: Executed Purchase and Sale Agreement

​Purchase and sale agreement between Metropolitan and Delta Wetlands Properties.

Delta Islands: An Investment in Security
Metropolitan approves purchase agreement of four islands and tracts in the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and part of a fifth island in the far western Delta.
Delta Restoration
 State-Federal proposal for Delta restoration and water supply improvements
2015 Integrated Resources Plan Overview

The 2015 IRP Update builds upon the strong foundation or diversification and adaptation developed in previous IRPS.​

Investments Today for Water Tomorrow

​Southern California's reliable water supply didn't just happen. It is the result of major investments made over many years to prepare for the future.

May 2019 Newsletter
05/16/2019
April 2019 Newsletter
04/25/2019
March 2019 Newsletter
03/25/2019
February 2019 Newsletter
02/21/2019
January 2019 Newsletter
01/17/2019
December 2018 Newsletter
12/20/2018
November 2018 Newsletter
11/08/2018
October 2018 Newsletter
10/11/2018
September 2018 Newsletter
09/13/2018
April 2018 Newsletter
04/12/2018
December 2017 Newsletter
12/22/2017
October 2017 Newsletter
10/13/2017
September 2017 Newsletter
09/05/2017
August 2017 Newsletter
08/04/2017
July 2017 Newsletter
07/13/2017
June 2017 Newsletter
06/27/2017
May 2017 Newsletter
05/16/2017
April 2017 Newsletter
04/06/2017
March 2017 Newsletter
03/03/2017
February 2017 Newsletter
02/17/2017
January 2017 Newsletter
01/12/2017
December 2016 Newsletter
12/07/2016
October 2016 Newsletter
10/14/2016
August 2016 Newsletter
08/19/2016
June 2016 Newsletter
06/28/2016
May 2016 Newsletter
05/17/2016
March 2016 Newsletter
03/30/2016
February 2016 Newsletter
02/10/2016
November 2015 Newsletter
11/19/2015
October 2015 Newsletter
10/07/2015
August 2015 Newsletter
08/21/2015
July 2015 Newsletter
07/10/2015
June 2015 Newsletter
06/11/2015
May 2015 Newsletter
05/29/2015
April 2015 Newsletter
04/16/2015
February 2015 2nd Newsletter
02/01/2015
February 2015 1st Newsletter
02/01/2015
November 2014 Newsletter
11/01/2014
October 2014 Newsletter
10/01/2014
August 2014 Newsletter
08/01/2014
July 2014 Newsletter
07/01/2014
May 2014 Newsletter
05/01/2014
April 2014 Newsletter
04/01/2014
March 2014 Newsletter
03/01/2014
February 2014 Newsletter
02/01/2014
January 2014 Newsletter
01/01/2014
December 2013 2nd Newsletter
12/15/2013
December 2013 1st Newsletter
12/01/2013
November 2013 Newsletter
11/01/2013
October 2013 3rd Newsletter
10/22/2013
About MWD
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Member Agency Map

Fold-out color map of MWD's service area with member agency boundaries.

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California Conveyance Map

A map of Metropolitan's aqueduct systems.

California Friendly Material
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Water Saving Tip Rack Card (also available in Spanish)

Top ten water saving tips for indoor and outdoor use.

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Water Wise Living (also available in Spanish)
Valuable water-saving tips for your home and garden.
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Choosing a Smart Sprinkler Controller For Your Home

Information on weather-based irrigation controllers.

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Choosing a High-Efficiency and Water-Wise Clothes Washer For Your Home

Information about the benefits of high-efficiency clothes washers over traditional front-loading washers.

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Choosing Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles For Your Landscape

Information on precision rotating sprinkler nozzles.

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California Friendly® Seed Packets

These packets contain poppy seeds.

Educational Materials
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Education Materials

Click here to view our educational materials.

Hotel/Motel Placards
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Towel Bar Hangers

Guest information on reusing towels - 4"x 9" color print.

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Linen Cards – Tent Folded

Guest information on linen change requests – 8"x 5" color print.

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Linen Cards – Flat

​​6"x 3" color print.

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12/11/2017
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12/04/2017
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11/27/2017
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11/20/2017
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11/13/2017
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10/16/2017
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10/02/2017
Water Talk #9
09/25/2017
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09/18/2017
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09/11/2017
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09/05/2017
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08/28/2017
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08/14/2017
Water Talk #2
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Inaugural Employee Newsletter
07/31/2017
Media Contact

Debra Sass
Phone
(213) 217-7230

Email
dsass@mwdh2o.com

Media Contact

Chris Hamawi
Phone
(213) 217-7273

Email
webmanager@mwdh2o.com

Videos
May 24, 2017

Solar Cup is a high school education program in which teams of students from throughout Southern California build and race solar-powered boats.

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