LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metropolitan Water District of Southern California:
|WHAT:||In the midst of the fourth year of drought, Randy Record, chairman of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, will join U.S. Rep. Mark Takano (D-Riverside), state Sen. Richard Roth (D-Riverside) and state Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) to provide an overview of the drought and federal and state water supply issues to local Riverside area community leaders.|
|The community leaders briefing is hosted by Metropolitan, Western Municipal Water District, Eastern Municipal Water District, the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce and Western Riverside Council of Governments.|
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, March 13
|WHERE:||Riverside Convention Center, 3637 5th Street, Riverside, CA 92501|
|BACKGROUND:||Ensuring reliable water supplies during this unprecedented drought will require the collective effort of elected officials, water providers, consumers and businesses throughout Southern California. This panel will explore the challenging water conditions facing the state and region as the drought stretches into its fourth year.|
|Metropolitan’s board is poised to decide next month whether it will restrict deliveries to its 26 member public agencies through its allocation plan based on an update of weather and supply conditions.|
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.