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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 25, 1991
Below are water consumption figures for the 24 areas in the Metropolitan Water Districts service area from May through December of 1989 and 1990. Measured in acre-feet of water.* AGENCY 1989 1990 % Change LOS ANGELES COUNTY Beverly Hills 10,836 10,227 -5.6 Burbank 16,941 15,771 -6.9 Glendale 23,394 22,267 -4.8 Las Virgenes 16,259 15,584 -4.1 Long Beach 54,866 52,572 -4.2 Los Angeles 507,834 474,456 -6.6 Pasadena 29,187 27,459 -5.9 Santa Monica** 9,217 8,482 -8.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1991
Orange County will be expanding home water demands on a much smaller scale than four or five other urbanized counties in Southern California. Between 1990 and the year 2010, projected residential water needs will increase 28%. Only Los Angeles County, with a 13% projected jump, will require a smaller increase.
NEWS
February 27, 1991 | AMY WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In mid-March, when the State Water Project all but stops pumping water to Southern California, no city in the region stands to lose more than this one. Stiff statewide cutbacks announced by Gov. Pete Wilson on Monday will effectively cut off state water deliveries to the Metropolitan Water District, the region's wholesaler, whose largest and most dependent customer is the San Diego County Water Authority.
NEWS
December 15, 1997 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Negotiators for San Diego and the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California have failed to reach an agreement needed for historic water sales between San Diego and Imperial Valley, officials said Sunday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 2013 | By Tony Perry
A judge has approved a complex water deal between the farmers of the Imperial Valley and the cities of San Diego County -- hailed as the largest sale of water from farms to cities in the nation. Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lloyd Connelly on Wednesday affirmed his tentative ruling from June, which upheld the 2003 deal between the Imperial Irrigation District and the San Diego County Water Authority. The deal has never stopped being controversial in the Imperial Valley and has been attacked in court by the county Board of Supervisors, environmentalists and some farmers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 1987 | JENIFER WARREN, Times Staff Writer
Federal environmental officials are objecting strongly to the proposed issuance of a permit for Pamo Dam, claiming that the San Diego region can meet its emergency water needs through construction of an alternate project that inflicts far less damage on the environment. In a lengthy report to be sent to the Army Corps of Engineers this week, U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 27, 2003 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A plan to have Imperial Valley farmers fallow their crops in order to send water to San Diego County apparently has attracted enough takers to set the project in motion next month. The Imperial Irrigation District won't know exactly how many proposals from farmers it has received until next week. Spokeswoman Susan Giller said early estimates show enough farmers have signed on to implement the 13-month emergency fallowing program on Dec. 1. The program is a key part of a deal forged by Southern California water agencies to reduce the state's historic overuse of the Colorado River.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 5, 2002 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge has rejected a bid by the San Diego County water board to invalidate a regulation that could give the city of Los Angeles the right to take half of San Diego's water during a drought. Without comment, San Francisco Superior Court Judge James J. McBride agreed with the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California that the drought formula that spells out "preferential rights" for MWD members is clearly defined in the 1931 law that created the regional water wholesaler.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 7, 2001 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an unusual ruling in the family feud between San Diego and Los Angeles over water, a judge in San Francisco on Wednesday barred San Diego representatives of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California from attending closed-door board meetings where San Diego's lawsuit against the agency is discussed.
NEWS
March 26, 1999 | Associated Press
A major player in regional water wars over the past decade is resigning from the San Diego County Water Authority. Christine Frahm, who served as chairwoman of the authority until December, said Thursday that she is leaving to seek a private sector job, possibly as a lawyer focusing on water policy. She also wants to spend more time with her family.
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