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Whiskey Is for Drinking; Water Is for Fighting Over: A Discussion with Jeff Kightlinger

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mark Twain (allegedly) remarked that “Whiskey Is for Drinking; Water Is for Fighting Over.” Come Join Jeff Kightlinger, the General Manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, as he discusses managing one of the most important infrastructure systems in America. Jeff manages over two billion gallons of water daily and reports to a board of 38 members that represents 26 different agencies.

Come learn Jeff’s story, how he manages powerful competing interests, navigates difficult political waters, and how a career in law prepared him to lead an important public utility.


April 11
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Student Orgs Events


Hauser Hall 102 Malkin Classroom


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Steven Kerns
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