Examines the history of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, from its obscure 1920s-era origins, through the Colorado River Aqueduct and State Water Projects, to today's daunting mission of drought management, water quality, environmental stewardship, and post-9/11 supply security. Simultaneous.The Metropolitan Water District, Growth, and the Environment in Southern California Steven P. Erie, Harold David Brackman ... could eventually turn into a nightmare if bond-rating agencies a by vigorously applying market-oriented criteria a began to downgrade SDCWAa#39;s credit rating. ... In lockstep, the San Diego Union-Tribune now castigated this aquot;dying sea, aquot; for which fixes were aquot;just too costly.aquot;54 Asanbsp;...
|Author||:||Steven P. Erie, Harold David Brackman|
|Publisher||:||Stanford University Press - 2006|