Regional Leaders Gather to Promote Conservation Amidst Historic Drought


Regional Leaders Gather to Promote Conservation amidst Historic Drought

“Live Smart” Community Event Hosted by Moulton Niguel Water District, City of Laguna Niguel, and Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce Urges Residents to Save Water & Energy MNWD - Live Smart Community Event Media Advisory - 5 14 15 - Final  (2)_Page_1

Summer is right around the corner, and the heat is rapidly approaching Southern California. In this time of severe drought, we need to do everything we can to save our most precious resource – water. To help encourage water savings during the hot months ahead while doing its part to meet the statewide water reductions mandated by Governor Jerry Brown, Moulton Niguel Water District (MNWD) will be implementing its comprehensive Water Shortage Contingency Plan starting June 1.

On the heels of this decision, Moulton Niguel Water District will join the City of Laguna Niguel and the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce to host a dynamic and engaging community event to provide valuable information to customers on how to “live smart” by saving water and energy and taking advantage of conservation rebates from local utilities. The event will educate residents on how to increase conservation to help meet state mandated conservation goals and to live within their water budget.


Saturday, May 16, 2015: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Laguna Niguel Civic Center
30111 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677



  • Patricia “Pat” Bates, California State Senate, 36th District
  • Bill Brough, California State Assembly, 73rd District
  • Jerry McCloskey, Mayor of Laguna Niguel
  • Heidi Fisher, Chair, Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce
  • Don Froelich, President, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Brian Probolsky, Vice President, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Scott Colton, Vice President, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Larry Lizotte, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Richard Fiore, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Gary Kurtz, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • Duane Cave, Board of Directors, MNWD
  • As well as community leaders, local utility representatives, and conservation experts
    • Key event sponsors include: MNWD, CR&R, SDG&E, The Home Depot, Cool Energy Island, SCE, SoCal Gas, and WaterSmart Software.


  • Educational community event designed to inform residents of the need to conserve
  • Onsite conservation experts to provide tips and answer questions about water-smart and energy-smart living
  • Interactive exhibits with water and energy experts available to answer questions and provide resources on conservation, rebate opportunities, and more
  • Hands-on activities for kids
  • Free giveaways and prizes, music, and food trucks



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