Who is the Metropolitan Water District?

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) is a consortium of 26 cities and Water Districts that provides drinking water to nearly 18 million people in parts of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. MWD currently delivers an average of 1.7 billion gallons of water per day to a 5,200 square-mile service area. View more information about MWD.

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1. Where does our water come from?
2. Who is the Metropolitan Water District?
3. How much does our water cost to import?
4. How does SMWD determine its water rates?
5. What are the current water and sewer rates?
6. How does the District's tiered rate structure work?
7. What can I do to lower my bill?
8. Why do I pay a power surcharge?
9. An item on my bill reads "WHOLESALE PASS THRU CHRG." What is it?
10. Does SMWD offer a low income rate?
11. Why does my tax bill show an increase in a SMWD improvement district bond levy?
12. What has SMWD done to reduce its dependency on imported water?
13. What is gray water? Can I use it?
14. What are the official rules and regulations concerning water, recycled water and wastewater service?