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Jeffrey Kightlinger

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Jeffrey Kightlinger is General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District, which provides water to nearly 18 million people in Southern California.

Jeffrey Kightlinger on KCRW

It's not just the Oroville Dam.  Many of California's other dams, levees and pipelines are in big trouble.

Oroville Dam: A cautionary tale

It's not just the Oroville Dam.  Many of California's other dams, levees and pipelines are in big trouble.

from Olney in L.A.

Governor Brown has called for a  25% reduction in water use  in California's urban areas.

More Cuts in Southern California's Water Supply

Governor Brown has called for a 25% reduction in water use in California's urban areas.

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Governor Brown has recognized this driest winter in California history by declaring a  drought emergency .

A Record Water Shortage and Red Flag Warnings

Governor Brown has recognized this driest winter in California history by declaring a drought emergency .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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