Extreme drought is gripping most of California while Southern California stands as an island apart with ample storage and water supply – for now. How did the region accomplish this? What happens when the two years of stored water is depleted? What steps need to be taken to keep ahead of the drought and reach the full levels of water-use efficiency required by state legislation?
The enviable position of Southern California is no accident. Years of investment in local projects such as desalination in Carlsbad, the renowned Orange County Groundwater Replenishment System and conservation is shielding the region.
Listen to those with experience lead a lively debate of where we have been and where we are going.