I found myself in a room with experts on critical film theory, whale singing and techno music and the art of dying lakes. (I hardly understood what they were saying and jumped at the chance to hear the sociologists and political scientists :)
Anyway, here's the mp3 [15 mb] of my 15 min talk and my slides [pdf].
The key point was the open-ended promise that Met made in the 1952 Laguna Declaration:
The District is prepared, with its existing governmental powers and its present and projected distribution facilities, to provide its service area with adequate supplies of water to meet expanding and increasing needs in the years ahead. When and as additional water resources are required to meet increasing needs for domestic, industrial and municipal water, the District will beThey forgot that the supply side may not be able to keep up with demand.
prepared to deliver such supplies...
Met has never renounced it.