Wednesday Top of the Scroll: Metropolitan Water District declares drought emergency in Southern California
Southern California’s largest urban water district declared a drought emergency on Tuesday and called for local water suppliers to immediately cut the use of water from the State Water Project. The resolution passed by the board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California calls on people across the region to step up conservation efforts, but also focuses especially on six water agencies that rely heavily or entirely on the water-starved State Water Project.
- CBS Los Angeles: Southern California’s Main Water Supplier Declares Regional Drought Emergency
- City News Service: Southern California water supplier declares drought emergency, urges conservation
- Pasadena Now: Pasadena city committee will hear details of worsening drought, strategies for coping with region’s “drier future”
- ABC 23 – Bakersfield: Cal Water encourages resident to conserve water after California’s second driest year on record