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Drought-ridden state must embrace water recycling

By Sergio Calderon April 21, 2015 http://www.presstelegram.com/opinion/20150421/drought-ridden-state-must-embrace-water-recycling Californians are bombarded daily with news about the state’s historic drought. Gov. Brown is calling for mandatory restrictions to reduce California’s water use by a whopping 25 percent. After reviewing new evidence about alarming shortfalls in the Sierra snowpack, Brown said: “It’s a different world. We have to […]


WRD Hosts WateReuse Association Meeting

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) was pleased to host the April 14, 2015 bi-monthly meeting of the Los Angeles Chapter of the WateReuse Association. Presentations included Evaluation of Source Water Control Options and the Impact of Selected Strategies on Direct Potable Reuse by Sunny Wang of Black & Veatch and Groundwater Reliability […]


Proposition 1 Funding May Ease Reliance on Imported Water

Officials from regional water districts in southeast Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel Valley are prepared to seek millions of dollars for recycled water and other cleanup projects should voters approve Proposition 1, a $7.1 billion water bond measure on the November ballot. Gabriel Monares, a water consultant, said the measure doesn’t include money […]


WRD Applauds Governor Brown For Signing Into Law Historic Groundwater Protection Bills

California’s largest groundwater agency calls signings “game changer” for California On September 16, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed three bills addressing California’s unregulated groundwater system – AB 1739 by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson/Anthony Rendon (D-Sacramento) and Senate Bills 1168 and 1319 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills). For the first time in the state’s history, local jurisdictions […]