West Basin Municipal Water District

Music, Carnival Rides, Food Trucks at Culver City’s Fiesta La Ballona August 24-26 2018 at Veterans Park 

Culver City’s Fiesta La Ballona will be held August 24-26, 2018 at Veterans Park which is located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. This spectacular summer festival features live performances, carnival rides and games, pony rides and petting zoo, a beer and wine garden, food trucks and a food court, vendor booths showcasing local groups and artisan wares, an aquacade at the Culver City Municipal Plunge, and an interactive sustainability information booth. The Opening Ceremony, with members of the Culver City City Council, will occur on August 24 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fiesta Entertainment Tent. The ceremony will include special performances by Ballet Folklorico de El Marino and The Actors’ Gang. Admission to Fiesta La Ballona is free and more information is available by visiting www.fiestalaballona.org or by calling (310) 253-6650. 

Mayor Announces Pilot Water Treatment Initiative

    A pilot initiative that aims to double the recycled water capacity at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant was announced Thursday February 15, by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. “This is a second Mulholland moment for Los Angeles — a chance to protect our water supply tomorrow by reimagining infrastructure today,” Garcetti said. “Increasing our supply of locally sourced water will help ensure that Angelenos always have reliable access to clean water — in dry and wet years.” The pilot program was made possible through an agreement between the Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, the Los Angeles Department of

Understanding Water Reliability for the New Water Year

October marks the start of the 2017-2018 water year, which runs from October to September, and marks the period over which California water agencies measure the year’s precipitation levels.

West Basin Announces First-Ever Greywater Workshop Series

Sept. 10 As part of its efforts to expand water conservation programs for its communities, West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has launched its first-ever greywater workshop series. The workshops are designed to educate residents on the safe and legal use of greywater and showcase an innovative technique to reduce residential water use. A total of five classes have been scheduled in the District’s service area this summer. West Basin’s scheduled greywater workshops include: July 30-City of Culver City – City Hall (Dan Patacchia Room), Culver City; Aug. 20 – City of Inglewood – City Hall, Inglewood; Sept. 10

Inglewood City Council Votes to Support West Basin’s Responsible Ocean Water Desalination Program

  West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors from left to right: Donald L. Dear, Carol W. Kwan, Gloria D. Gray, Harold C. Williams and Scott Houston. (courtesy photo) INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Following the West Basin Municipal Water District’s (West Basin) briefing on its responsible Ocean Water Desalination Program to the Inglewood City Council on May 17, the city council supported the district’s desalination program contingent on West Basin meeting specific conditions. The city’s support for a responsible desalination program is based on West Basin’s commitment to the following conditions: that the proposed project meet and/or surpass the new

West Basin to Hold Drought Town Hall Meeting

The West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors will host a town hall meeting August 15 in Inglewood, to discuss the drought and how local water agencies can assist residents in saving water. The meeting takes place at 9:30 a.m. at the Hollywood Park hotel. Community members from West Basin’s service area are invited to learn about the latest drought updates and water-saving tips that will help meet Governor Jerry Brown’s call for a statewide 25% reduction in water use. As a wholesale water agency serving a population of nearly one million residents in 17 cities and unincorporated areas