S&P Likes SoCal Water

Saskal, Rich
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32385, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that Southern California has been able to maintain water supplies in an arid environment due to good planning and sizable investments. It has also contributed to strong overall credit ratings for the region's water suppliers. More than 300 municipalities in Southern California benefit, directly or indirectly, from imported water in the region.


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