METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT APPROVES CA WATERFIX

Today the Metropolitan Water District Board of Directors voted to support the California WaterFix, which will provide water security to all of Southern California.

BOMA/GLA has supported the WaterFix twin tunnels plan since its inception and is extremely pleased with the vote. The Board voted 60.83% to support and chose to finance their share of teh WateFix and to also fully fund the rest of the cost as well. 

Southern California willl have consistent, reliable water for years to come. 

BOMA/GLA ATTENDS BEVERLY HILLS CHAMBER GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

BOMA/GLA is a proud member of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce. At this week's Government Affairs Committee meeting, BOMA/GLa staff heard presentations on the California WaterFix project and on the Wilshire/La Cienega closures. BOMA/GLA is a strong supporter of the California WaterFix and BOMA/GLA looks forward to continuing to work with Metro and our Beverly Hills and Westside members to keep them up to date on construction around the new purple line extension. 

BOMA/GLA STAFF TESTIFIES BEFORE COUNCIL REGARDING CALIFORNIA WATERFIX

BOMA/GLA's Government Affairs Manager, Andrew Kratzer, testified before the City Council Committee on Energy, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice regarding the California WaterFix project. The WaterFix project is designed to upgrade Southern California's aging water system and provide water security to the area in a sustainable way. 

The WaterFix will lcreate over 100,000 new construction jobs and $7 billion dollars in employee compensation. After its built, the water delivery system will protect almost 1,000,000 statewide jobs. 

WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE CALIFORNIA WATER FIX?

The California Water Fix is a coalition of business, agricultural, and environmental groups along with water agencies and public officials who are interested in finding a balanced solution to the water needs of Californians while protecting the Delta. BOMA/GLA has been a member of the coalition for 3 years. Reports in the newspapers on the state water system are sporadic.