Los Angeles Uses Smart Alternatives for Affected Water Systems

Jun 26

Los Angeles Uses Smart Alternatives for Affected Water Systems

The city of Los Angeles has been proactive in its approach while conducting in-depth evaluations on water conservation. The recovery continues from the multi-year drought and finding alternate means to better the water infrastructure systems have been a vital aspect in making long term improvements.  Some of the research has included an interesting analysis of how...

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Los Angeles Residents Use Caution: Sinkhole and Heavy Storms Create Hazard

Mar 01

Los Angeles Residents Use Caution: Sinkhole and Heavy Storms Create Hazard

Recently, the City of Los Angeles has experienced fluctuations to the usual weather pattern. The same situation goes for other areas of the Golden State. While some of the changes in the forecast have been good, such as an improvement in drought-like conditions, others have caused heavy flooding and treacherous conditions. Seemingly at opposite ends of the spectrum....

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California Cities Setup Cultivated Use of Water

Dec 09

California Cities Setup Cultivated Use of Water

Many cities throughout California are conscientious of recycling and have been for the long term. But recycling water has now become a magnified topic as the drought persists. Recently researchers at UCLA have addressed the topic of recycled water being collected from sewer systems and then purified. At first glance, it may sound appealing. However it is a...

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New Wastewater Facility for Malibu, New Sewers for Area Beaches

Jul 08

New Wastewater Facility for Malibu, New Sewers for Area Beaches

Three California State Parks have received the go-ahead to rehabilitate their sewers systems. The funding will come from The Clean Beaches Initiative Grant Program for Doheny State Beach, El Capitan State Beach and Carpinteria State Beach for repairs to infrastructure. Some of the sewage systems are approximately 50 years old and are nearing the end of their optimum...

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Orange County’s In-Depth Process of Water Filtration

Jun 21

Orange County’s In-Depth Process of Water Filtration

The Groundwater Replenishment System (GWR) is located in Orange County and receives secondary treated sewer water for further treatment. H2O at the existing plant is treated using advanced techniques consisting of microfiltration, reverse osmosis (RO) and ultraviolet disinfection with hydrogen peroxide. The source, which is secondary treated sewer water, is first...

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LA Gets Creative with Repurposed Water

Mar 07

LA Gets Creative with Repurposed Water

During a drought it is crucial to find means to conserve water.  The city of Los Angeles is being commended for doing just that in a unique and innovative way.  The conservation initiative began with swimming pools. The task involved the use of leftover water that remained at McCambridge Pool and Recreation Center.  With water to be reused after draining the...

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