Leading water’s fightback against climate change in Southern California

While the state-wide drought in California eased last year, the picture in the south is as tough as ever. With wildfires raging and utilities under pressure, Metropolitan Water District boss Jeff Kightlinger tells GWI’s Samantha Yates how the region plans to build its way out of drought.

Six months into the latest drought savaging Southern California, the role of Metropolitan Water District (MWD) general manager Jeff Kightlinger has never been more visible. But with a number of major infrastructure projects being rapidly rolled out to secure the region’s dwindling water resources, Kightlinger is increasingly optimistic about Southern California’s ongoing water...

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