Here in LA, we expect to see clean drinking water flowing anytime we turn on a faucet. But have you ever wondered where that water comes from?
Tap water in the City of LA comes from several sources — and about 90% of it is imported. The sources we rely on primarily include:
The Colorado River Basin and the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta
Water from these two regions is managed by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). MWD is a water wholesaler (they sell to cities and utility agencies, which in turn sell to the public).… Read more >>