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E.g., Nov 18 2018
Jul 23 2018

West Basin Board of Directors Supports the California Water Bond

At the July 2018 board meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors voted in support of Proposition 3, the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018. The initiative will be on the November 2018 ballot. If passed, Proposition 3 would authorize $8.877 billion in general obligation bonds to fund projects for water supply, water quality, watershed protection, fish...

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Jul 16 2018

Free Landscape Transformation Classes Teach Residents and Business Owners How to Save Money and Water by Replacing Grass With Sustainable Landscaping

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District will offer free classes for District residents and business owners to learn how to take advantage of the Metropolitan Water District’s new Landscape Transformation Program.* Metropolitan’s new rebate program offers guidelines for residents as well as commercial, industrial and institutional users to qualify to receive $1 for every square foot...

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Jun 18 2018

West Basin Reaches Milestone of Producing 200 Billion Gallons of Recycled Water

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) is a wholesale water agency that provides imported drinking water to nearly one million people in 17 cities and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. West Basin is also an industry leader in producing and delivering recycled water for more than 300 sites with 400 connections, and has now achieved a major milestone of...

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Jun 15 2018

West Basin Draft Environmental Impact Report Public Comment Period for Potential Ocean Water Desalination Facility Ends June 25, 2018

CARSON, Calif. – Public comment and input on the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the potential West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, Calif. is a critical component of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) process.

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May 21 2018

West Basin Sponsors Three Teams in Metropolitan Water District's 16th Annual Solar Cup™ Competition

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) sponsored three out of 38 competing teams in Metropolitan Water District's 16th annual Solar Cup™ Competition at Lake Skinner from May 18 through May 20. The three West Basin sponsored teams were Mira Costa High School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School and Waterfront Education.Waterfront Education secured the 1st Place Rookie...

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May 4 2018

West Basin Extends Draft Environmental Impact Report Public Comment Period for Potential Ocean Water Desalination Facility to June 25, 2018

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announces that the public comment period for the draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the potential ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, Calif. has been extended through Monday, June 25, 2018. The Board of Directors took action at its May 3, 2018 special board meeting to extend the public comment period an...

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Apr 25 2018

West Basin Recognizes Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano as Legislator Of The Year

CARSON, Calif. – Members of the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors honored Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-Calif.) as Legislator of the Year in Washington on April 25 for her ongoing commitment to local water issues and water recycling.Photo (L-R): West Basin Division II Director Gloria D. Gray, Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano, Division IV Director Scott...

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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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