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Published on May 2nd, 2012 | by pressroom

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Metropolitan Water District Hosts Spring Green Expo This Thursday (May 3)


Event will feature latest in water use efficiency and sustainability, innovations in green housing design and solar power applications

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California:

“The Path to a Net Zero Home”

WHAT: Hosted by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, the Spring Green Expo is an educational event featuring more than 70 exhibits by college students, businesses and public agencies as well as one-hour seminars focusing on the latest in landscape irrigation, water use efficiency, green transportation and energy efficiency.
WHEN: Thursday, May 3, starting with opening ceremony at 8:30 a.m.; seminars to begin at 9 a.m.; exhibits open from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Courtyard and rotunda, Metropolitan headquarters building, 700 N. Alameda St., downtown Los Angeles, immediately adjoining historic Union Station. (Los Angeles County Thomas Brothers Guide Page 634, G-3)
PARTICIPANTS:
Metropolitan General Manager Jeffrey Kightlinger will kick off the event’s opening ceremonies. Seminar guest speakers include representatives involved in green transportation, energy and water use efficiency, and landscape irrigation. Other participants include more than 30 students from 11 Southern California colleges and universities.
BACKGROUND:
The expo will showcase the latest in water use efficiency and sustainability, innovations in green design for housing, and new solar power applications. With a focus on the cutting edge of green design, the expo will have seminars and more than 70 exhibits from college students as well as businesses and public agencies. Seminar topics include “Green Transportation Pays,” “The Path to a Net Zero Home,” and “Taking Control of Your Controller.”
The Spring Green Expo will also celebrate Water Awareness Month with an extensive water-themed photo exhibit by Metropolitan’s Photo Club.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving nearly 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

Source: Business Wire 




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