Water Reliability is our Mission!
Our Mission is to provide a safe and reliable supply of high quality water to the communities we serve.
Come Exchange Your Water-Wasting Toilets in West Hollywood this Saturday, May 11th
Exchange your old water-wasting toilets (manufactured before 1992) for up to 2 new, High-efficiency toilets.
Date/Time: Saturday, May 11th from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Address: West Hollywood City Hall Building, 8300 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA (between La Cienega and Fairfax)
Register at: www.waterprograms.com/westbasin or call (866) 861-0784
2013 Water is Life Art Contest Winners Announced!
Water is Life Art Contest Winners gathered on April 22nd to be recognized for their award winning art. We had 390 pieces of student artwork submitted from 43 public and private schools from West Basin's service area, making it an extremely difficult process to choose the winners. You can view the art, as well as the list of the winners from each division here. View the Press Release about the winners, their awards, and the contest on our Media page here.
Manhattan Beach Welcomes New Ocean Friendly Garden and Water Filling Station at the Strand
On April 25th Manhattan Beach added two brand new water efficient spaces to the Strand. West Basin celebrated the opening of the water filling station which will help save visitors from having to use single use plastic bottles. The day also welcomed the newest Ocean Friendly Garden. Read more in our press release here, and visit our Facebook page to see all the beautiful pictures!
Delegation from China Visits West Basin's Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
A group of public and private administrators from China toured West Basin Municipal Water District's Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility. Their goal was to learn about what U.S. manufactured equipment and systems can be used in China's waste water plants. Click here to see the full photo press release.
Replace Your Water-Wasting Toilets at Two Upcoming High-Efficiency Toilet Events, May 4 and May 11
Residents can trade in their old, 3.5 gallon-per-minute toilet (made before 1992) for new toilets high-efficiency toilets. This helps save our community an estimated 15 million gallons of precious drinking water each year.
Check it Out: Inglewood Water Efficient Plant Sale April 13
The Inglewood Home Depot Plant Sale was a great success and included free gardening and high-efficiency water device demonstrations, plant discounts, raffles and a kid's hand's on workshop. Check out photos on our Facebook page, here.
Spring Welcomes New Ocean Friendly Garden to Malibu
We welcomed the newest Ocean Friendly Garden today (the first day of Spring) with a ribbon cutting dedication at Malibu Bluffs Park. Here are a few photo snapshots from the day. Click here to view more photos on our Facebook page.
DIRECTOR RONALD C. SMITH IS ELECTED VICE CHAIR OF SMBRC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (SMBRC) oversees the restorations and enhancement of Santa Monica Bay through partnerships that improve water quality and conserve and rehabilitate natural resources. Director Smith joined the Board in June 2011 as a West Basin representative. Click here to view the press release.
NEW LEADERSHIP FOR WEST BASIN BOARD
Director Carol W. Kwan is named West Basin's new Board President. Director Edward C. Little will serve as Vice President, while Director Ronald C. Smith will continue his position as Board Treasurer. Click here to read more.
REDONDO UNION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, WEST BASIN, CAL WATER and SURFRIDER DEDICATE NEW OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN
Students at RUHS celebrate the ribbon cutting of their new water wise ocean friendly garden. The new garden will save 80% of the water used in the space. West Basin will install nine additional ocean friendly gardens in coastal Los Angeles this year. Click here to view the press release.
ATTENTION WATER STARS!
Click here to go to the online SLEUTH CARD page to fill in your WATER STAR savings and your answer to the Mystery Riddle.
Good luck in the drawing!
WEST BASIN, COUNTY, CITY OF LA, CITY OF EL SEGUNDO, and WATER REPLENISHMENT DISTRICT SIGN DECLARATION - 100% RECYCLED WATER TO THE SEAWATER BARRIER
EL SEGUNDO - Representatives from multiple agencies joined together on Monday, October 22, 2012 to sign a declaration to move forward with plans to use 100% recycled water in the West Coast Basin Seawater Barrier.
BACK TO SCHOOL - READY FOR A FREE FIELD TRIP?
West Basin offers FREE field trips to schools in its service area. Ask your teacher to schedule a visit to the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility on a Water Explorations field trip or a Splash Science on-campus field trip for your class. Field trips are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
REDUCE YOUR WATER USE OUTDOORS
Visit the Conservation Section to participate in these great programs to help reduce runoff, save water and save money on your water bill:
- LIEP - Landscape Irrigation and Water Efficiency
- SMART REBATE
- TURF'S UP
DON'T BE A WATER MONSTER!
Play the FREE online video game to learn how to save water around your home. Click here to play the game. (Now with sound effects.)
SAVE MONEY AT THE CAR WASH
Download our Ocean Safe car wash coupons to save money and water and help keep pollutants and runoff from Santa Monica Bay. See the Daily Breeze coverage here.
Visit our Ocean-water Desalination Demonstration Facility or Water Recycling Facility for a free tour!
Visit West Basin's Water Education Center and Desalination Facility OR the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility for FREE TOURS. More information is posted on the Tours Page. Click here to see the Daily Breeze article about our tour guide, Maritza Franco.
BIG NEWS: WEST BASIN WINS PRESTIGIOUS SILVER ANVIL AWARD
West Basin Board Vice President Carol W. Kwan, with General Manager Rich Nagel, receives the Public Relations Society of America's prestigious Silver Anvil award for Reputation and Brand Management for its Water Reliability 2020 Program. (Photos courtesy PRSA)
WATER EFFICIENCY MASTER PLAN - 2011 to 2015
West Basin Municipal Water District has updated its Water Efficiency Master Plan, calculated water savings achieved under the 2010 Conservation Master Plan, and collaborated with all of its customer agencies to create individual master plans for its customer agencies that help achieve the State-mandated 20% by 2020 water conservation targets. You may download the Plan from the Master Plan page.