The WRD manages groundwater for nearly four million residents in 43 cities of southern Los Angeles County. The district is currently working on its Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program (GRIP), an advanced water purification facility that will add an additional 3.25 billion gallons of purified water annually to the Los Angeles County drinking water supply.
West Basin invested more than $600 million in recycling and conservation projects. As a result, residents in West Basin's service area have dropped their per-capita water use by 27%.
Western Canal invested more than $115,000 in new water data management software and hardware to report metered water use in real time. This will allow the district to manage water more effectively and will help growers enhance water use efficiency measures on farm.
West Valley Water District in response to the drought increased its overall budget including school education, rebates, and customer outreach. The district also participates in the iEfficient.com program and works with community partners to protect the district's precious water resources.
Western Municipal Water District increased resources in response to the drought, including adding funding to water use efficiency programs such as turf replacement and other efficiency rebates as well as customer on-site landscape evaluations. Staff resources have been shifted to provide more focus on education and outreach through community engagement efforts.