http://mwdfacts.com/wp-content/uploads/mwdsc-header-enfold.png 0 0 SDCWA http://mwdfacts.com/wp-content/uploads/mwdsc-header-enfold.png SDCWA2017-01-26 18:00:532017-08-16 09:09:14MWD Claims its $450 Million Turf Removal Program Had no Impact on Water Rates
- By MWD’s own numbers, it collected nearly $850 million more from its member agencies between 2012 and 2015 than needed to pay for 100 percent of its actual costs for budgeted items during that period.
- MWD used about $450 million of this money to pay for conservation and turf replacement subsidies – one of the most expensive water-supply programs in its history.
- The other $400 million was spent on unnecessary and speculative land purchases, and other, unplanned, unbudgeted expenses.
- To pay for these expenditures, here’s how much each of MWD’s member agencies was overcharged.
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