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E.g., Nov 18 2018
E.g., Nov 18 2018
Nov 14 2018

Information Resources on Woolsey Fire Impacting Malibu and Topanga Areas

The Woolsey fire has caused devastation across Southern California and within West Basin Municipal Water District's service area -- including the City of Malibu and the unincorporated Los Angeles County area of Topanga. Listed below are resources for residents to check updates on conditions, evacuation orders and/or public safety.California Department of Forestry and Fire...

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Nov 7 2018

West Basin to Give Away 2,000 Free Rain Barrels to District Residents

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District will host a series of five distribution events to give away free rain barrels to qualified District residents. The 55-gallon rain barrels help residents collect rainwater to use for landscaping and prevent runoff to storm drains.

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Oct 25 2018

Water Infrastructure Act funding for West Basin Harbor South Bay Project

CARSON, Calif. – America’s Water Infrastructure Act, the comprehensive infrastructure legislation passed by Congress in the fall and signed by the president on Oct. 23, will allow West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) to access an additional $35 million in federal funding for its Harbor South Bay Water Recycling project.

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Oct 22 2018

West Basin Announces 2018 Water Reliability Award Recipients

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District hosted nearly 1,100 attendees at the 20th annual Water Harvest festival on Saturday, Oct. 20. During this time, the West Basin board of directors celebrated local businesses and individuals who have made a significant impact through their commitment to water reliability during an awards ceremony at the event.

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Oct 9 2018

West Basin Director Gloria D. Gray Elected Chairwoman of Metropolitan Water District

CARSON, Calif. – In a vote by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) Board of Directors, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Director Gloria D. Gray was elected to serve as chairwoman of the MWD board. Gray is the first African-American woman in Metropolitan’s 90 -year history to hold the position.

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Sep 11 2018

West Basin Water Harvest Block Party Brings the Community Together

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District will host its 20th annual Water Harvest festival on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. outside of its Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) in El Segundo, Calif. The free, family-oriented event will be a block party this year featuring educational booths, games, giveaways and water-related activities.

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Aug 28 2018

West Basin Water Quality Receives Perfect Score in State Board Proficiency Testing Study

During the National Water Quality Month of August, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced a perfect score on the State Water Resources Control Board  (SWRCB) Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) Proficiency Testing Study.Successful participation in this study is required by the SWRCB for labs to maintain their certification and be able to report...

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Aug 15 2018

West Basin Receives “Achievement of Excellence in Procurement®” Award

Aug. 16, 2018 - West Basin Municipal Water District is pleased to announce that the District’s procurement division has received the prestigious 23rd Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) for 2018 from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI).  The procurement division provides contracting and purchasing support for West Basin's administration, water...

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Aug 13 2018

New Grant Funding Available for Water Bottle Filling Station Program

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District has re-opened applications for public facilities to apply for grant funding for up to $1,000 to install water bottle filling stations. The popular program provides community members with more access to safe and reliable tap water to refill their personal, eco-friendly reusable water bottles.

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Jul 25 2018

Malibu Smart and Topanga Smart Programs Offer New Technologies to Help Residents Conserve Water

MALIBU, Calif. (July 25, 2018) – With increasing temperatures, persistent drought conditions and a prolonged fire season, it continues to be important to save water. To address these pressing environmental issues, the City of Malibu, Los Angeles County Waterworks and West Basin Municipal Water District are launching a comprehensive water conservation program. The Malibu Smart and Topanga Smart...

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