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E.g., Nov 19 2019
E.g., Nov 19 2019
Nov 5 2019

West Basin Kicks Off Annual Winter Rain Barrel Giveaways to District Residents

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

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Oct 23 2019

West Basin Joins Fifth Annual “Imagine A Day Without Water” to Raise Awareness About the Value of Water

CARSON, Calif. – Today, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water. Led by the Value of Water Campaign, a thousand organizations across the country will...

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Oct 23 2019

Environmental Impact Report for Potential Desalination Facility Released

CARSON, Calif. — West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has released the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) today for a potential ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, California. The Final EIR was released following the conclusion of four supplementary ocean water desalination studies and drafting written responses to over 200 questions submitted during an extended 91...

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Oct 4 2019

West Basin Commemorates Re-Opening of El Segundo Water Recycling Facility

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) celebrated the re-opening of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) Visitors Center in El Segundo, Calif. during a grand re-opening ceremony held Thursday, October 3.

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Sep 12 2019

West Basin Announces Completion of Recycled Water Pump Station Improvements Project

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) today announced its recycled water Pump Station Improvements Project, which will enhance local water supply and sustainability, is now complete. The project, part of the District’s ongoing Capital Improvement Program, demonstrates an investment in critical local infrastructure that helps provide the service area with drought-...

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Sep 5 2019

West Basin Water Harvest Festival Returns to El Segundo

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District today announced that its 21st annual Water Harvest festival will return to its newly renovated Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) in El Segundo, Calif. on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The free, family-oriented event will celebrate the community’s efforts to secure our region’s water future with the theme “Water for...

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Aug 27 2019

Transparency Certificate of Excellence Awarded to West Basin Municipal Water District

CARSON, Calif. – At the August Board Meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.

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Aug 13 2019

West Basin Announces Two New Recycled Water Connections in El Segundo

CARSON, Calif. – Today the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the connection of two new recycled water customers in El Segundo, Calif.: Wiseburn High School, home of Da Vinci Communications, Da Vinci Design, and Da Vinci Science; and the AC Hotel, a Marriott hotel located on East Maple Avenue.

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Aug 6 2019

West Basin Connects Dominguez Technology Center to Recycled Water System

CARSON, Calif. –West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) commemorated the connection of the Dominguez Technology Center to the District’s recycled water system today. The industrial park in Carson will use locally-produced, recycled water from West Basin to irrigate the landscape to save over 40 million gallons of drinking water per year.

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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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