- MWD hastily launched a turf removal program that spent $239 million to conserve 8,000 acre-feet of water – that works out to $30,000 an acre-foot.
- MWD’s own internal audit found mismanagement, poor planning and inadequate oversight of the program.
- MWD’s reckless spending has contributed to historic water rate increases over the past decade. Since 2006, MWD ‘s treated water rate has more than doubled.
Read the January 11 letter sent to Southern California public officials here: