Conservation

MWD to Optimize Solar Energy with Battery Storage System

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) is preparing to build four new battery energy storage systems that will boost the district’s energy resilience and cut operational costs by optimizing solar power and reducing peak load at its facilities. The agency’s board of directors voted to authorize $2.2 million …

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MWD Offers New Rebates for Water Saving Devices

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) has announced new rebates available for the purchase of flow monitoring devices that provide real-time data on water usage or premium high efficiency toilets to replace older models in apartment buildings and multi-family complexes. “There’s a lot of technology out there that can …

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Valley Water District Relocates Threatened Steelhead

Last month Valley Water biologists rescued federally threatened Central California Coast Steelhead from Coyote Creek and relocated them to a more suitable environment in the Coyote watershed ahead of the drawdown of Anderson Reservoir on Oct. 1. “This is an example of Valley Water’s commitment to protecting sensitive and threatened …

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