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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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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Evaluation Process for Sewer Capacity in L.A.

Dec 04

Evaluation Process for Sewer Capacity in L.A.

The City of Los Angeles owns and operates one of the largest wastewater collection systems in the country. It is made up of 6,700 miles of public sewers that serves over four million residents and 29 contract agencies. As the City continues to grow and develop, a sewer capacity review process was created to ensure that no future developments will risk overtaxing the...

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Los Angeles’ Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

Oct 15

Los Angeles’ Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

Seventeen independent districts in the Los Angeles Sanitation Districts’ partnership are joined together to share a regional, interconnected sewage system called the Joint Outfall System (JOS).  These 17 Sanitation Districts serve 73 cities and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.  The JOS provides the benefit of local water control and the advantage of a...

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