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CONTENTS List of Tables, Figures, and Photos List of Abbreviations Preface PART I: OVERVIEW AND HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT 1 1. Mighty Metropolitan 2. Ghosts of Chinatown: From L.A.'s DWP to MWD 3. Building and Financing an Empire: Balancing Growth and Equity PART II: MOUNTING CHALLENGES, 1990-2004 4. David and Goliath? San Diego's Quixotic Quest for Independence 5. Empire Under Siege: Colorado River and Bay-Delta Battles 6. Turbulent Waters? Metropolitan Faces Water Markets PART III: AT THE CROSSROADS 7. MWD Agonistes: 21st Century Challenges 8. Charting a New Course Notes Index TABLES, FIGURES, AND PHOTOS Tables 1.1. The Metropolitan Service Area in Global Perspective: Countries Ranked by Year 2002 Gross Domestic Product 1.2. Profile of MWD Member Agencies 7.1. Estimated MWD Water Demand, 2025 7.2. Population Projections for Colorado River Basin States (Excluding California), 2000-2030 (Millions) Figures 1.1. Aqueducts Serving Southern California 1.2. MWD Member Agencies and Service Area 3.1. MWD Revenue Contributions (in 2003 dollars), 1929-2003 3.2. Components of Total MWD Revenue Collected (in current dollars), 1929-1970 and 1971-2003 3.3. LADWP Share of Total MWD Revenue vs. Capital Projects Expenditures, FY 1933-FY 2003 3.4. Unit Cost (in 2003 dollars) per Acre-Foot of MWD Water Delivered, by Counties and the City of Los Angeles, 1929-2003 3.5. Types of MWD Financial Contributions (in 2003 dollars) per Acre-Foot of MWD Water Delivered, by Counties and the City of Los Angeles, 1929-2003 3.6. Estimated Subsidies (in 2003 dollars), by Counties and the City of Los Angeles, 1929-1970 and 1971-2003 3.7. Unit Cost (in 2003 dollars) per Acre-Foot of MWD Water Delivered, by County and the City of Los Angeles, 1929-1970 and 1971-2003 3.8. Average Annual Population Growth Rate, by Counties and the City of Los Angeles, 1929-1970 and 1971-2003 3.9. Unit Cost (in 2003 dollars) per Acre-Foot and Population Growth Rate, City of Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties, 1929-1970 and 1971-2003 3.10. Correlation Between Water Subsidy Index and Population Growth Rate by MWD Member Agency, 1929-1970 3.11. Correlation Between Water Subsidy Index and Population Growth Rate by MWD Member Agency, 1971-2003 4.1. L.A. and San Diego Preferential Rights, 2000-2025 7.1. Southern California Population Projections, 2000-2050 7.2. California Population Projections, 2000-2050 7.3. Historical Supply and Demand on the Colorado River, 1935-2003 7.4. Water Storage Levels for Western States, Reservoir Storage as of May 2005 (Preliminary) Photos (following page ¿.) 1. William Mulholland, first General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 2. First MWD Board of Directors 3. Joe Jensen, Los Angeles MWD Director and long-serving MWD Board Chair 4. Fred Heilbron, San Diego MWD Director and long-serving San Diego County Water Authority Board Chair 5. Building the Colorado River Aqueduct 6. Colorado River Aqueduct 7. Hoover Dam 8. Parker Dam 9. Parker Intake Plant 10. California Aqueduct/State Water Project 11. The Bay-Delta 12. Diamond Valley Lake Reservoir
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sustainable development -- California, Southern.
Environmental policy -- California, Southern.
Water-supply -- California, Southern.
Metropolitan areas -- California, Southern.