LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to the extreme drought conditions impacting Southern California, the Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors today declared a Water Supply Alert, calling for consumers and businesses to voluntarily reduce their water use and help preserve the region’s storage reserves. The board’s action urges residents, businesses and agencies in Metropolitan’s 5,200 square-mile service area to lower the region’s water demand to stave off more severe actions i