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Apr 9 2018

West Basin Municipal Water District Hosts Informational Public Meetings on Potential Ocean Water Desalination Facility

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) is hosting two public meetings for community members to attend and learn more about the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the potential ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, Calif.

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Mar 27 2018

West Basin Municipal Water District Announces Public Review of Draft Environmental Impact Report for Potential Ocean Water Desalination Facility

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announces that the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the potential ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, Calif. is available for public review and comment for a 60-day period through May 25, 2018. The report is available online at www.westbasin.org/desal and the general public is encouraged to attend two public...

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Mar 14 2018

Director Harold C. Williams to Represent West Basin on Board of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

West Basin Director, Harold C. Williams, joined the board of directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan) on March 13th.Williams will represent the West Basin Municipal Water District on the 38-member Metropolitan board with fellow West Basin Director Gloria D. Gray. Leaving the Metropolitan board after four years is Director Donald L. Dear. Williams will...

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Mar 9 2018

West Basin Announces Support for Regional Brackish Feasibility Study

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) intends to study the feasibility of implementing a Regional Brackish Water Reclamation Program in conjunction with several interested stakeholders that hold groundwater rights in the West Coast Basin to further pump, treat and beneficially use up to 20 million gallons per day of otherwise unusable groundwater in the saline plume. ...

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Mar 9 2018

West Basin Announces Draft Environmental Impact Report Release Date for Potential Ocean Water Desalination Project

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced at its February 26, 2018 Board of Directors meeting that the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the potential ocean water desalination project will be available for public review and comment on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The public comment period, extended from 45 to 60 days, will close Friday, May 25, 2018. Additional information...

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Feb 20 2018

West Basin Board Announces Patrick Sheilds as General Manager

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors announced that Patrick Sheilds will serve as the new General Manager of the District. Bringing more than 20 years of executive experience in the water industry in both public and private sectors, Sheilds will support West Basin in achieving its water reliability goals.

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Feb 16 2018

West Basin and Northrop Grumman Collaborate to Save Up to 16 Million Gallons of Drinking Water Per Year

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) and Northrop Grumman Corp. announced the beginning of a pilot project that will enable the use of recycled water for three cooling towers located on the company’s Redondo Beach facility. By using West Basin’s locally-produced recycled water for the cooling towers, Northrop is initially projected to save up to 16 million gallons of...

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Feb 15 2018

West Basin Municipal Water District Partners with City of Los Angeles to Double Capacity of Water Recycling Efforts at Hyperion Water Treatment Facility

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announces today that the public agency has signed a memorandum of agreement to partner with the City of Los Angeles to launch a pilot program at the City’s Hyperion Water Treatment Facility that will improve water quality at Hyperion and increase production of recycled water for the City and West Basin service area.

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Jan 25 2018

Free Educational Programs Provide Community with Resources to Conserve Water and Benefit from Cost Savings

CARSON, Calif. – As part of its efforts to increase water conservation in its communities, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announces a variety of opportunities for residents to hear about local water issues, receive free water-saving devices, as well as learn how to use these products and receive professional installation support.

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Jan 23 2018

West Basin Board of Directors Selects Officers for 2018

CARSON, Calif. – At the January board meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors selected officers for 2018. Division V Director Donald L. Dear was named board president, with Division IV Director Scott Houston serving as vice president.

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