MWD Turf Program Spends $30,000 to Conserve an Acre-Foot of Water

  • 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.

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