Notice of Public Workshop

A Workshop on Colorado River Water Supply Situation

focusing on

The Drought in the Colorado River Basin


What This Means for Next Year’s Water Supply for Southern California

Meeting Date and Location:

Wednesday, July 24, 2002

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Board Room

700 North Alameda Street

Los Angeles, California

Purpose of the Workshop:

The Colorado River Board of California is holding a public workshop to obtain a better understanding of the severity of the current drought in the Colorado River Basin, next year’s water supply outlook, and role that California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan and the water transfers will play in addressing the water supply needs of Southern California. Water officials from the State of California, the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Colorado River Basin States, and local water agencies will come together to discuss these important topics.

An opportunity will be provided for questions and comments from the public during the workshop. Information gathered from this workshop will be used by the Colorado River Board in its deliberations and as it prepares the next draft of California’s Colorado River Water Use Plan. No action will be taken by the Board at this workshop.


Gerald R. Zimmerman

(818) 543-4676


George R. Spenser

(818) 543-4676

For More Information:

For more information you may visit the Colorado River Board’s website at


The Colorado River Board was created by the State Legislature to protect the interests and rights of the State of California, its agencies, and citizens in the water and power resources of the Colorado River System and to confer with entities within California, the federal government, the Colorado River Basin states, and others regarding matters affecting the Colorado River and its use.