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Sergio Calderon to Head Water Replenishment District Board of Directors

 WRD Board of Directors Reorganizes Board Officers LAKEWOOD, CA – At the June 19, 2014 Board of Directors meeting of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), the board voted on new officers, electing Sergio Calderon to take the helm as its new Board President. Calderon has served on the board since 2006, including […]

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WRD Hosts 10th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop – Celebrates a decade of providing continuing education to groundwater pumpers

Lakewood, CA – The Water Replenishment District (WRD) hosted its 10th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop on June 17, 2014. The free workshop welcomed approximately 140 water professionals from cities, water companies, and utilities located throughout southern California. Topics included the latest updates on drinking water regulations; case study on chlorate formation; expansion of WRD’s Goldsworthy […]

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The ‘Deepest Straw Wins’ in Central Valley Scramble for Groundwater

Preface by WRD:  This article is a cautionary tale of what can happen in the absence of comprehensive groundwater management, especially during times of surface water drought. South Los Angeles County no longer deals with these types of problems because of the existence of the Water Replenishment District, but other areas of the state are […]

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Groundwater Study Assesses Potential for Contamination of Drinking Water Aquifers in Los Angeles

May 19, 2014 – Contaminated groundwater found at shallow depths in southern Los Angeles County has the potential to migrate to deeper aquifers, according to a scientific study just published by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Water Replenishment District of Southern California. These results confirm previous studies conducted by WRD and the U.S. Environmental […]

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WRD Board President Rob Katherman to Participate as Featured Panelist at the 2014 Los Angeles Business Council Sustainability Summit

The Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) will be hosting it’s 8th Annual Sustainability Summit on Friday, April 25th at the Getty Center. Among the invited speakers and panelists participating in this premier environmental leadership event will be Rob Katherman, President of the Board of Directors of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD). The […]

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WRD CONTINUES RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF GROUNDWATER AND LOCAL WATER RESOURCES DURING DROUGHT

Lakewood, CA – “The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) strongly supports Governor Brown’s recent drought emergency declaration, and we encourage all of the 4 million residents that rely on our groundwater resources to redouble their conservation efforts. Water is a terrible thing to waste at any time, but that is especially true during […]

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REUSE: THE NEXT WAVE FOR WATER CONSERVATION?

REUSE: THE NEXT WAVE FOR WATER CONSERVATION? As pressures on surface and groundwater grow, so does interest in reclaiming municipal water near its source. November 19, 2013 — California is known for many things — surf, sun, cinema — but water sustainability doesn’t likely crack the top 100. Yet it’s leading the way in a trend […]

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Governor Signs Legislation to Help Protect Local Water Resources

SB 620 Gives WRD Greater Flexibility to Manage Groundwater Supplies On October 8, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a measure granting greater flexibility and oversight to the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), which manages the groundwater supply for one in ten Californians. Senate Bill 620, authored by State Senator Roderick Wright, […]

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SUPERIOR COURT APPROVES INJUNCTION AGAINST THE CITY OF PICO RIVERA

Pico Rivera to Pay Outstanding Water Bills to the Water Replenishment District or Stop Pumping Groundwater   On October 1, 2013, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ralph W. Dau issued a tentative ruling in favor of an injunction against the City of Pico Rivera, filed by the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD).  WRD filed […]

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Historic Recycled Water Event on August 28, 2013

On August 28, 2013, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California and Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County will hold an historic Signing Ceremony in Whittier, CA. This historic event marks the continuation of a 50+ year recycled water partnership between the Sanitation Districts and WRD, and will ensure a plentiful supply of this vitally important resource for current and future uses, […]

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