The Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC) is hosting a series of public discussions on the California WaterFix and EcoRestore.
The interactive presentations by representatives of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MET) will take place at 8:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month through September at MWDOC-MET Joint Board Workshops in Fountain Valley.
The MET board of directors is scheduled to consider participation the WaterFix, which would build twin tunnels beneath the California Delta to ensure a reliable supply through the State Water Project, on September 12. Leading up to that, MWDOC has scheduled the following presentations:
July 5: Steve Arakawa will address the terms and provisions of the recently completed BiOp, status of the environmental studies and key permits, State Control Board hearings, and MET staff next steps.
August 2: General Manager Jeff Kightlinger to address the findings of MET’s whitepapers on Physical Infrastructure and Operations of the CA WaterFix.
Sept. 6: CFO Gary Breaux will discuss the findings of MET’s whitepaper on Financing and Cost Allocation; and MET’s staff recommendation for Sept. 12 Board action.
The meetings are at 8:30 a.m. at MWDOC’s offices, 18700 Ward St.