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2013-03-16 20:20:08

Attendees learn about groundwater and its vital importance to the region LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) kicked off its 6th Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Saturday at its headquarters in Lakewood, California, with nearly 3,000 community participants enjoying the festivities and engaging the festival's presenters. (Logo:...

2012-10-19 19:20:04

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Water Replenishment District of Southern California: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO) WHAT: Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Governor Gavin NewsomWRD State of the DistrictPresentation of LEED Gold Certification Plaque by USGBCRecognition of four partners for Fifty Years of Groundwater Recharge with Recycled Water*: Grace Robinson Chan - Los Angeles County Sanitation...

2010-12-02 15:15:00

District Presents an Overview of the Groundwater Supply in Southern LA County LAKEWOOD, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 2nd Annual State of the District address. WRD Board President Sergio Calderon and WRD General Manager Robb Whitaker presented local officials and members of the public with an overview of south Los Angeles County's groundwater condition and highlighted WRD's smart water...

2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Jennifer McLain EL MONTE - County officials still don't know what killed more than 50 ducks in the San Gabriel River in July. The dead ducks were found by a West Covina bird-watcher last month, and that prompted an investigation by the county's Department of Public Works. "After reviewing the early results of water and soil samples, we still don't know the exact cause of these avian deaths," said Kerjon Lee, spokesman for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public...

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By Jennifer McLain EL MONTE - County officials still don't know what killed more than 50 ducks in the San Gabriel River in July. The ducks were found dead by a West Covina bird watcher last month, and prompted the response of the county's public works department. "After reviewing the early results of water and soil samples, we still don't know the exact cause of these avian deaths," said Kerjon Lee, spokesman for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works-Watershed Management...