The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California — the entity that delivers water to 26 public agencies and 19 million people in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, [...]
Los Angeles County officials have hailed the passage of Measure W, the Safe Clean Water parcel tax. Proposed by the County Flood Control District and approved by [...]
The thousands of miles of concrete channels diverting street water from the San Gabriel and Los Angeles rivers represent the last major water project in Los Angeles County, built almost 100 years ago.
Water quality and supply in many western cities could suffer in the future as wildfires burn hotter and more frequently, according to a new study by the U.S. [...]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the 60-year-old Whittier Narrows Dam is structurally unsafe and poses a potentially catastrophic risk to the working-class communities along [...]
Bringing over 50 inches of rain in less than five days, Hurricane Harvey caused $100 billion in damage and dozens of deaths. The devastation wrought by the powerful [...]
Southern California’s recent drought has brought to light the importance of finding sustainable water in this part of the state. The Cadiz Water Project may be just the [...]
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has ordered a sweeping inspection of all county dams, spillways, drainage basins, and other flood control infrastructure. The action was prompted [...]