Metropolitan Water District authorizes assessments, monitoring system upgrades for Lake Mathews and Lake Skinner

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will be undertaking comprehensive assessments of the spillways and dam structures at Lake Mathews and Lake Skinner along with preliminary design of upgrades to the dam monitoring systems at both lakes. The MWD board vote, Dec. 12, also approved an agreement with AECOM, an international design firm, for […]

Southern California Water Wise art contest showcases local talent

Southern California Water Wise art contest showcases local talent

LAKE ELSINORE – Two students from Lake Elsinore, Adan Martinez and Noelia Tuitasi, received top awards at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s annual poster art contest through Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District’s education programs. Martinez and Tuitasi were invited to a recognition ceremony at Metropolitan’s headquarters in Los Angeles, Dec. 7. The students were two […]

Metropolitan Water District approves agreement for Lake Perris water recovery project

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has authorized an agreement with the state Department of Water Resources for planning and preliminary design of a water recovery project at Lake Perris. The Metropolitan Water District board vote April 11 authorized general manager Jeff Kightlinger to enter an agreement with DWR for planning, environmental analysis and […]

Metropolitan Water District authorizes Lake Mathews infrastructure rehabilitation projects

The March 14 board meeting of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California included the approval of three infrastructure rehabilitation projects at Lake Mathews. One project will rehabilitate the electrical distribution system at Lake Mathews, a second project will repair the Lake Mathews forebay and the third project will repair portions of the hydroelectric plant’s concrete […]

MWD renews Diamond Valley Lake east marina lease with Urban Park Concessionaires

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California renewed the concession lease at the Diamond Valley Lake east marina. MWD’s board action Aug. 16, extended the lease of Urban Park Concessionaires for 24 months. The board authorized the preparation of a request for proposals for longer-term concession operation at the east marina and provided Urban Park […]

MWD awards contract to replace HVAC system at Skinner treatment plant administration building

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California awarded a contract to replace the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system of the administration building at the Robert A. Skinner Water Treatment Plant. The MWD board vote on Aug. 18 awarded a $345,305 contract to F.M. Thomas Air Conditioning, Inc., which is headquartered in Brea, Calif. while […]

MWD approves copper sulfate storage facilities at Lake Skinner and Lake Mathews

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will be constructing copper sulfate storage facilities at Lake Skinner and Lake Mathews. MWD’s June 9 board vote authorized the construction of the structures while appropriating $650,000 for the work and finding the construction to be categorically exempt from California Environmental Quality Act review. Algae blooms can create […]

MWD extends lease with Legends Golf Club, LLC

MWD extends lease with Legends Golf Club, LLC

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California owns the land Legends Golf Club, LLC, uses for the Legends Golf Club course and other amenities. On May 12 the MWD board voted to extend the lease with Legends Golf Club, LLC. The lease extension is for up to 25 years. An initial five-year term will be […]