Leadership & Wise Investments Have Served Fresno Well: Mayor Ashley Swearengin


Over the past eight years, Fresno has been in the skilled hands of Ashley Swearengin. A veteran of water, transportation, and economic development battles, the former Mayor opines on lessons learned during her productive eight years. VX News is pleased to present an exit interview with former Mayor Swearengin.

Felicia Marcus on The Role of Water Data & California’s Conservation Efforts

Felicia Marcus, Chair of CA Water Resources Control Board

Last month, the White House Council on Environmental Quality partnered with the California State Water Resources Control Board and other agencies to launch the California Water Data Challenge. State Water Board Chair Felicia Marcus joined VX News to discuss the importance of leverage publicly available data to support creative solutions to California’s water challenges.

Southern California's Metropolitan Water District Diversifies Supply Portfolio Amid Protracted Drought

Jeff Kightlinger
With the climate change discussion focusing largely on renewable energy, sustainable design, and transportation technology, it’s easy to forget that water is perhaps the most crucial issue when it comes to the effects of climate change. VerdeXchange News is pleased to present the following interview with Jeff Kightlinger, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District.