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May 22 2017

South Bay High School Wins Regional Awards at 15th Annual Solar Cup™ Competition

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) completed its 15th annual Solar Cup™ competition on May 21, as first time competitor, Manhattan Beach’s Mira Costa High School took home the top prizes in the rookie division this year.

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May 10 2017

West Basin Receives Grant for its Rainwater/Greywater Program from the United States Bureau of Reclamation

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded $70,000 in grant funding for its Rainwater/Greywater Program from the United States Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). The program will incentivize water users to use rainwater and greywater as primary outdoor water sources.  The grant funding will allow West Basin to purchase rain barrels and cisterns to offset demands for imported,...

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Apr 24 2017

West Basin Recognizes Winners of 2017 Water is Life Art Contest

On April 24, West Basin Municipal Water District recognized 13 student winners and program sponsors of the 2017 Water is Life Art Contest at the April Board Meeting.The Water is Life Student Art Contest is an annual collaborative water education program between Metropolitan Water District and West Basin, designed to inspire students to explore and portray the importance of water...

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Apr 24 2017

West Basin Recognizes Assemblyman Richard Bloom as Legislator of the Year

CARSON, Calif. – On a recent trip to Sacramento, members of the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors met with California Assemblyman Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) to provide a briefing on West Basin endeavors and to present him with its Legislator of the Year award.

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Apr 17 2017

West Basin Water-Energy Conservation Programs Get a Boost

CARSON, Calif. – The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) awarded West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) $800,625 as part of DWR’s 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program. The award will provide funding for two of West Basin’s conservation programs beginning this summer, including the Disadvantaged Community Water-Energy Savings Initiative Program (DAC), and the Cash 4 Kitchens...

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Apr 13 2017

West Basin Unveils Ocean Friendly Garden at Inglewood City Hall

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) and the City of Inglewood (Inglewood) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to unveil an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG), as part of West Basin’s Ocean Friendly Landscape Program, at Inglewood City Hall (City Hall). West Basin Division II Director Gloria D. Gray joined Inglewood officials and community partners for the event.

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Apr 4 2017

City of West Hollywood and West Basin Sustainable Model Garden Debuts

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Division IV Director Scott Houston and West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister at the unveiling of the Ocean Friendly Garden in the city of West Hollywood. The project is sponsored in part by West Basin as part of its Ocean Friendly Garden Program.

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Mar 23 2017

West Basin Recipient of California Society of Municipal Finance Officers Innovation Award

The California Society of Municipal Finance Officers recognized West Basin with the 2017 Innovation Award for the District’s new methodology resulting in more accurate financial statements and data regarding the cost of replacing capital assets. The comprehensive process identifies and separates the individual components of water infrastructure and equipment so that it can better track the...

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Feb 2 2017

West Basin Board of Directors Elect 2017 Officer Positions

CARSON, Calif. – At the January board meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors elected new board positions for 2017. Division I Director Harold C. Williams was named board president, with Division IV Director Scott Houston serving as vice president. Division V Director Donald L. Dear and Division II Director Gloria D. Gray will serve as treasurer and...

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Feb 2 2017

Water is Life Art Contest Deadline is March 17

CARSON, Calif. – The Water is Life student art contest is an education program of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan), a regional water provider whose member agencies include the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin). West Basin, the local water wholesaler for the coastal cities of Los Angeles County, implements the Water is Life contest each year. This...

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