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 […]

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 […]

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

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Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage […]

San Gabriel’s Sewer Mishap

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Just last month, residents in the Vista Cove assisted living facility experienced a disruption to their daily routine due to a sewer pipeline leak.  Approximately 86 people were involved but due to the timeliness and expertise of the City crew, only a few residents were temporarily relocated. Being prepared for an unexpected emergency such as […]

Sewer and Water 101

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Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some […]