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Jul 8 2019

New Grant Funding for Water Bottle Filling Stations Available

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced its Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program will return for another year with increased funding opportunities. Eligible public facilities can apply for a $1,000 grant to install indoor water bottle filling stations. New funding includes a larger, $2,000 grant for outdoor filling stations, which can cost more than...

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Jun 25 2019

West Basin Increases Popular Grass Replacement Rebate to $3 per Square Foot

CARSON, Calif. – Beginning July 1, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) will add one dollar to the popular Turf Replacement Program rebate offered by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The extra dollar, approved by the West Basin Board of Directors, will increase the total rebate incentive for eligible applicants to $3 or more per square foot of grass...

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May 10 2019

West Basin Receives Grant Funding from the Department of Water Resources for Desalination Projects

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded over one million dollars in grant funding for two desalination projects from the Department of Water Resources (DWR).The grant provides $547,295 for the C. Marvin Brewer Desalter Facility Improvement Project, which offsets construction costs for the installation of a new well at the District’s existing groundwater desalination...

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May 2 2019

West Basin Announces Legislators of the Year

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors announced the Legislator of the Year awardees today. This annual award recognizes legislators who have been instrumental in advancing the development and protection of reliable water supplies through legislation and advocacy in the past year.

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Apr 22 2019

Water is Life Student Art Contest Winners Announced

CARSON, Calif. – On April 22, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors presented awards to the grand prize and honorable mention winners of the annual Water is Life Student Art Contest. The contest encourages students to create and illustrate water-smart conservation messages.

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Apr 2 2019

Rebates Now Doubled for Popular Turf Replacement Program That Promotes Outdoor Water Savings

CARSON, Calif. – As of April 1, the popular turf replacement rebate from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has been doubled from $1 to $2 per square foot of lawn removed. As a member agency of Metropolitan, the West Basin Municipal Water District qualifies for this program and encourages residents and businesses within its service area to apply for the increased rebate at www...

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Mar 21 2019

West Basin Launches Water for Tomorrow Program That Furthers Its Commitment to a Diverse and Secure Water Future

CARSON, Calif. – On this World Water Day, the West Basin Municipal Water District introduces a renewed approach to addressing its service area’s water future. The Water for Tomorrow Program brings new emphasis to West Basin’s commitment to protecting, securing and diversifying its water supply portfolio while building upon its history of innovation and industry leadership.

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Feb 19 2019

West Basin Recognizes Director Gloria D. Gray as Newly Elected Chairwoman of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

CARSON, Calif. – Community members joined the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors at a special board meeting and reception on Feb. 13 to recognize Division II Director Gloria D. Gray as the newly elected Chairwoman of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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Feb 4 2019

West Basin Offers Free Lunch & Learn Classes

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District will offer a series of free Lunch & Learn classes, providing members of the community the chance to learn about local water issues during an informative lunch hosted by West Basin.

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Jan 28 2019

Scott Houston Elected President of West Basin Board of Directors

CARSON, Calif. – At the January board meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District board of directors elected Scott Houston to serve as its board president and Gloria D. Gray to serve as its board vice president for 2019. Directors Harold Williams and Carol W. Kwan were named board treasurer and board secretary; respectively Director Donald L. Dear was named immediate past president.

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