California Water District Publishes New Report Outlining Investments in Conservation, Recycling and Groundwater Recovery

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has published its annual overview of achievements in conservation, recycling and groundwater.

Covering fiscal year 2016/17, the report details the backstories behind some milestone achievements, including the district’s cumulative investment of $772 million in conservation, $448 million in water recycling and $151 million in groundwater recovery.

Metropolitan annually produces the report in response to Senate Bill 60, passed by the California Legislature in 1999, calling for the district to “expand water conservation, water recycling, and groundwater recovery efforts” and to “place increased emphasis on sustainable, environmentally sound, and cost-effective” measures.

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