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Celebrating Innovative Groundwater Management: Fifty Years of Groundwater Recharge with Recycled Water

September 5, 2012

PICO RIVERA, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by Water Replenishment District of Southern California:

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WHAT: Celebrating Innovative Groundwater Management: Fifty Years of Groundwater Recharge with Recycled Water. This event will mark the fiftieth anniversary of replenishing the region’s groundwater basin (water supply to 10% of the state’s population or over 4 million residents) using highly treated recycled water. The bicycle-friendly event will feature educational information and activities, guest speakers, refreshments, and more.

WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 9 a.m. -12 p.m.
Official welcome and ceremony at 10 a.m.

WHERE: San Gabriel Coastal Spreading Grounds
Vehicle Parking Behind A Mi Hacienda Restaurant, 9613 Whittier, Blvd, Pico Rivera
Pedestrian/Bike entrance on Whittier Blvd. between the San Gabriel River and Gregg Road (across from A Mi Hacienda Restaurant)

WHO: Speakers include:
Congresswoman Grace Napolitano
Assemblyman Mike Eng
Colonel Fust, US Army Corp
Bob Archuleta, Mayor of Pico Rivera
Albert Robles, Board President, Water Replenishment District
Grace Robinson Chan, Chief Engineer and General Manager, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Chris Stone, Director of Water Resources Division, Los Angeles County Flood Control District

VISUALS: Families biking and engaging in educational activities
Backdrop of park-like setting in a water conservation facility
Educational booths with visual displays

SOURCE Water Replenishment District of Southern California


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