7 Reasons Water Bottle Filling Stations Make Good Sense for Health and the Environment

West Basin Municipal Water District has installed more than 80 water bottle filling stations in or on the premises of public facilities throughout its service area through grant programs. In doing so, an estimated 110,000 plastic water bottles annually have been removed from the local waste stream.

2022-06-27T14:29:09-07:00June 16, 2022|

Tunnel Vision: Rachel “Bores” the Clearwater Project to Preserve Local Waterways

A worker walks through a completed portion of the tunnel. A modern tunnel boring machine (TBM) named Rachel has been quietly building an 18-foot diameter, 7-milelong tunnel from Carson to San Pedro. This tunnel will convey cleaned water from the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts’ largest wastewater treatment [...]

2022-06-02T13:52:29-07:00May 23, 2022|

South Bay Cities Council Of Governments Congratulates El Segundo As 200th Agency To Join Partner Southern California Regional Energy Network

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Media Contact: Colleen Farrell | SBCCOG | 424-271-4681 | [email protected] SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS CONGRATULATES EL SEGUNDO AS 200th AGENCY TO JOIN PARTNER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL ENERGY NETWORK    TORRANCE, CALIF., November 15, 2021 – The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG), which through [...]

2022-05-20T10:24:24-07:00November 15, 2021|

NOT BAAAAAD WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT! The Goats Return to the Palos Verdes Peninsula

By Steve Tabor This is an excerpt from an article published June 10, 2021 by Palos Verdes Pulse; www.palosverdespulse.com Photo credit: Steve Tabor, Palos Verdes Magazine The steep and slippery slopes of the Palos Verdes canyons and hillsides make it extremely difficult to clear away the variety of [...]

2021-09-16T08:46:31-07:00June 23, 2021|

GROUNDWATER DESALINATION: How do we create a “drought-proof” water supply?

WRD plans to extract and treat brackish groundwater with advanced technologies to create a "drought" proof source of water. By Robert Katherman, treasurer, Water Replenishment District Climate change is creating enormous global challenges for the delivery of life-giving water. When Governor Newsom recently declared emergency water rules for [...]

2021-09-15T16:58:48-07:00June 23, 2021|

SAVING THE PLANET: What Businesses and Residents Need to Know about California’s Organic Waste Recycling Law

Scientists tell us that greenhouse gases released by human activities, like land-filling food and yard waste, cause climate change. According to CalRecycle, landfills are the third largest source of methane in California. Organic waste, which includes food scraps, yard trimmings, paper, cardboard and wood make up half of what Californians [...]

2021-09-16T08:54:33-07:00June 23, 2021|
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