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E.g., Dec 3 2020
Nov 12 2020

West Basin Video Highlights 25 Years of Recycled Water Innovation

A newly released video documents the first quarter century of the West Basin recycled water program. Produced by documentary filmmaker Jim Thebaut's The Chronicles Group, the 10-minute piece is a must-watch for anyone interested in exploring the beginnings of recycled water as a highly reliable and valuable source of water in coastal Los Angeles...

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Nov 9 2020

SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park Now Using West Basin Recycled Water

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced its first delivery of recycled water to SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers, in the city of Inglewood, Calif. West Basin will produce and distribute recycled water for landscape irrigation, maintenance, and aesthetic purposes at the landmark sports and entertainment...

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Oct 20 2020

Imagine a Day Without Water 2020

On October 21, West Basin will partner with hundreds of water agencies, nonprofit organizations, and other leaders from across the country to recognize the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a national day of education and advocacy about the importance of water. Led by the Value of Water Campaign, participating agencies work together to raise awareness and educate Americans about the value...

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Oct 15 2020

District to Begin Posting Board Meeting Videos Online

At its September 2020 board meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors voted unanimously to begin recording and posting video of its board and committee meetings.Currently, the District live-streams its board and committee meetings using the GoToMeeting platform. Starting with its October 7 Metropolitan Water District Representatives Caucus meeting, West Basin meeting...

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Oct 14 2020

West Basin Director Gloria D. Gray Re-Elected as Metropolitan Board Chairwoman

CARSON, Calif. – Following a voice vote at the October Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) Board of Directors meeting, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) President Gloria D. Gray was re-elected by acclamation to serve as chairwoman of the MWD board for another two-year term. Gray, the first African-American woman to hold the position in Metropolitan’s history,...

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Oct 9 2020

West Basin Receives National Recognition as Utility of the Future Today

CARSON, Calif.– West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has been selected as a Utility of the Future Today for its successful recycled water program. The designation is reserved for forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are engaged in advancing resource efficiency and recovery, developing proactive relationships with stakeholders, and establishing resilient, sustainable, and...

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Oct 9 2020

West Basin Recycled Water Project Wins 2020 Best Project Award

CARSON, Calif. – The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced that one of its recycled water projects has earned a 2020 Regional Best Project Award in the Water/Environment category from Engineering News-Record (ENR). The District won the award for its Hyperion Secondary Effluent Pump Station Improvements (HSEPS) project, which was completed in 2019 and involved the...

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Oct 6 2020

West Basin Project Helps Advance Los Angeles Region Recycled Water Goals

The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the completion of a recycled water project at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant (Hyperion) in Los Angeles that will initially save 10 million gallons of potable water per year. In future years, annual savings could approach 25 million gallons. In doing so, the project helps the City of Los Angeles move closer toward achieving its...

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Sep 22 2020

West Basin and the Water Replenishment District Team Up to Launch Virtual Career Day Series

CARSON, Calif.– West Basin Municipal District (West Basin) and the Water Replenishment District (WRD) are working together to present the 2020 Water Industry Careers and Guest Panel, a virtual career day video series for students ranging from sixth grade through college seniors. The free series will culminate in a live panel on October 15, where students will have the opportunity to learn and ask...

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Sep 14 2020

West Basin Water Lab Program Offers Free Interactive Learning Opportunities

CARSON, Calif. – West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has announced Water Lab: A Digital Learning Experience, a collection of online classes and other family-friendly virtual resources available for free to local residents and members of the public. The District is now taking reservations for the new program, which includes a series of online webinars, virtual facility tours, and...

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