The Metro Water District’s Water Supply and Water Conservation Management Plan, details strategies and recommendations for effective water supply management and conservation. It includes the specific tasks and milestones for implementing these recommendations for both local governments as well as state and regional agencies.
Among the 19 conservation measures outlined in the plan are strategies for conservation pricing whereby water users pay higher rates as their water use increases, residential and commercial water audits, replacement of inefficient toilets, and education programs.
Additionally, the Metro Water District promotes improvements in water quality and reduced water use through public outreach programs, including the Clean Water Campaign and My Drop Counts. Through these efforts, thousands of residents, businesses and governments have:
Committed to conserve through the “I’m In” pledge;
Since implementation of the plan, we have reduced water use by 10 percent despite a population increase of one million residents. Annual progress is included in our yearly Activities and Progress Report.