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MWD’s biggest customer rips it in online campaign

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California — the giant water wholesaler which supplies 19 million people — finds itself the target of an unusual campaign by the San Diego County Water Authority, which has been both MWD’s biggest customer

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Will MWD try — again — to sabotage client seeking new water supplies?

I’ve been a journalist in Socal since 1990, and I’ve never seen a story about government behavior as strange as the ones about the giant Metropolitan Water District of Southern California trying to sabotage its biggest client’s efforts to broaden

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Bullet train bulldozes a new ‘Chinatown’

April 2, 2013 By Wayne Lusvardi Roman Polanski’s 1974 classic movie, “Chinatown,” was inspired by California’s water wars of almost a century ago.  A modern day version of the movie seems to be playing out in California’s proposed bullet train

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Water Wars Flood L.A. Central Basin

JAN. 30, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Remember “Chinatown,” the murky 1974 movie about the water wars in the Los Angeles Basin in the 1930s, starring Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway? A January 18 California appeals court water rights case is

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