Los Angeles Uses Smart Alternatives for Affected Water Systems

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

California Cities Setup Cultivated Use of Water

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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 […]

New Wastewater Facility for Malibu, New Sewers for Area Beaches

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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 […]

Orange County’s In-Depth Process of Water Filtration

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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 micro-filtered to remove small suspended […]

LA Gets Creative with Repurposed Water

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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 […]

Evaluation Process for Sewer Capacity in L.A.

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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 […]

Los Angeles’ Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

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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 shared […]

Costa Mesa’s (SLAP)- Sewer Lateral Assistance Program

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There is an innovative program for Los Angeles residents to take advantage of. It’s called the Sewer Lateral Repair Program. This program provides assistance to homeowners to clean and maintain their sewer lateral that connects to the Districts main line. The sewer pipeline, all the up to and including the connection to the main, is […]

Culver City Pipeline Rehabilitation Project

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Residents of Culver City please be advised that the City is working diligently to complete the sewer repair and rehabilitation project. This renovation is City-wide and will include approximately 17 miles of sewer pipeline. As the sewer is being lined the City is making efforts to minimize the inconvenience during the construction process. The specific […]