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2013-09-12 20:20:29

Newly appointed WRD Division 3 Director will represent 800,000 people in seven cities of south Los Angeles County LAKEWOOD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California Board of Directors last night appointed Lynn V. Dymally to fill the vacancy on its board resulting from the passing of WRD Director Lillian Kawasaki on July 18, 2013. Ms. Dymally will represent nearly 800,000 residents in Division 3, which includes the...

2013-05-02 20:20:35

Business magazine selects Robles as one of the top leaders in Environmental Regulation LAKEWOOD, Calif., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The latest edition of Poder 360° released its list of the Top 100 Latino Environmental Leaders and selected Albert Robles, Board President of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD). Robles, who is serving in his second consecutive term as Board President, was chosen for his outstanding leadership on environmental...

2012-10-29 19:20:45

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Commends WRD for Its Commitment and Achievements LAKEWOOD, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday evening, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) held its annual State of the District Address to a standing-room-only crowd of approximately 300 guests. WRD Board President Albert Robles and WRD General Manager Robb Whitaker presented the accomplishments the District has achieved over the past year to elected officials,...

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...

2012-05-29 14:20:30

L.A. Superior Court reaffirms previous decision and denies cities of Downey, Signal Hill and Cerritos request to be paid "damages" for past years' water rates LAKEWOOD, Calif., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week the Los Angeles Superior Court denied a motion filed by the cities of Downey, Signal Hill and Cerritos demanding to be repaid for water purchased during four previous years. The court's decision reaffirms an earlier ruling that bars award of any potential...

2012-04-25 14:20:50

LAKEWOOD, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- -- The Finance Committee of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California today decided to recommend the Board of Directors not increase the District's replenishment assessment* (RA) for the fiscal year 2012-2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO ) At its May 4, 2012 meeting, the Board of Directors will hold its 10th and final budget hearing and workshop, where it will make its...

2012-03-27 14:20:28

For Its Cumulative Efforts, Contributions and Recycled Water Projects Over 50 Years LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The WateReuse California Association has awarded the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) its Recycled Water Agency of the Year - Large Award for 2012. This selection was made by the 2012 California Annual Conference Awards Sub-Committee members and the WateReuse California Board. (Logo:...

2011-11-07 02:00:00

Central Basin partners with the city to construct a garden that features the beauty of drought tolerant plants COMMERCE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Central Basin Municipal Water District has broken ground on the construction of a demonstration garden of California native and drought tolerant plants at South Gate Park in the City of South Gate. The garden is being funded by a grant awarded to Central Basin by the California Department of Water Resources...

2008-06-24 02:29:55

LOS ANGELES, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Following up on the success of their debut album "Beat Hustlers," Barcelona Spain's production trio -- known as Pachecos - return with "Fear Of A Green Planet," an album that pays tribute to the classic Public Enemy album (Fear Of A Black Planet), while also promoting the legalization of their favorite herb. *(PHOTO Link: Send2Press.com/mediaboom/08-0620-PachecosFGP_72dpi.jpg) *(Photo Caption: Cover, Fear Of A Green Planet.) The project offers...

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2006-05-25 08:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- A small pocket of land on the banks of the Los Angeles River is working overtime, providing both recreational space to a crowded urban area and acting as a filter for garbage that would otherwise end up in the water. "Too much of our urban junk, too much of our poisonous runoff gets into our L.A. river," Joe Edmiston, executive director of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, told a Wednesday dedication ceremony for the $3.2 million Marsh Park. The spit of land, not far from...