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Diverting recycled water could save Burbank thousands of dollars

Each year, Burbank releases more than 2 billion gallons of unused recycled water into the Los Angeles River, but a plan to divert some of that for use elsewhere could save the city thousands of dollars on the cost of importing potable water.

Under the proposed deal, the Burbank Water Reclamation Plant would redirect 110 million gallons of recycled water to North Hollywood each year, earning the utility credits that would be applied to the cost of importing potable water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Those credits would effectively save the city about $180,000 annually.

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SD water officials contend “secret society” of agencies hurt region

County water authority claims Metropolitian maneuvers for unfair rate hikes                                                     

U-T San Diego – San Diego County water officials intensified their bitter feud with the Metropolitan Water District Monday, releasing hundreds of pages of emails and other records that they claim expose a secret “shadow government” of agencies formed to undermine a local water deal…

San Diego County Water Authority to protest MWD’s rates at Monday hearing

New Website Offers Forum For Water Customers

San Diego County Water Authority Creates Website To Show Rate Hikes By Metropolitan Water District.

Channel 10 News – The San Diego County Water Authority has launched a website that is helping to educate customers on the water rate increases imposed by the Metropolitan Water District. The SDCWA recently introduced MWDFacts.com, a website that gives…

Campaign slams regional water district: San Diego authority protests provider’s proposed rate hikes

UT San Diego – The San Diego County Water Authority has turned frustration with the Metropolitan Water District into a full-fledged public relations campaign in hopes of avoiding more regional rate increases set for a vote next week…

As water bills continue to climb, state launches audit of entire southeast L.A. County water system

The Downey Beat – The state has launched a sweeping audit of the area’s water system. In response to complaints from residents and city officials who say they are fed up with rising costs…