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California Regional Water Quality Control Board Issues Notice of Violation for 25825 South Narbonne Ave.

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Los Angeles Region, has issued a notice of violation for the parties responsible for 25825 South Narbonne Ave. In a directive letter dated August 23, 2019, the Los Angeles Regional Board required the responsible parties to submit a site investigation work plan and additional information regarding the site […]

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West Basin Municipal Water District Releases Environmental Impact Report for Potential Desalination Facility in El Segundo

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) has released the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a potential ocean water desalination facility in El Segundo, California. The Final EIR was released following the conclusion of four supplementary ocean water desalination studies and drafting written responses to over 200 questions submitted during an extended 91 day […]

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California Dept. of Drinking Water Expresses Support for GAC Upgrades to Cypress Water Production Facility, City Takes Next Step in Securing Grant Funding

On October 14, the City of Lomita received a letter from the State Water Resources Board expressing support for the City’s proposal to install a Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) filtration system at the Cypress Water Production Facility. The City has submitted the letter to the Water Replenishment District as an update to its grant application, […]

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City Kicks Off Water Infrastructure Tours, Invites Residents to Sign Up

As part of our commitment to open and transparent operation of the City’s water system, the City of Lomita recently kicked off a series of one-hour evening and weekend tours of the Cypress Water Production Facility (CWPF), open to residents and business owners in the Lomita area. The tours are an opportunity for residents to […]

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25808 S. Narbonne Ave. Receives Extension to Submit Work Plan

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board has approved an extension request from the site at 25808 S. Narbonne Ave, providing the site more time to submit a site assessment work plan and additional information. The due date for the site assessment work plan has been extended from September 30, 2019, to November 15, 2019. […]

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California Regional Water Quality Control Board Comments on Sheriff’s Work Plan, Requires Investigation Report by December 16

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board has provided comments regarding the LA County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) work plan for how the Department will assess its underground storage tank area for petroleum hydrocarbons (including benzene) in soil and groundwater. In the comments, the Board requires LASD to submit a technical report detailing the results of […]

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California Regional Water Quality Control Board Continues Investigation, Seeks Information From Additional Source

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board continues its investigation into the source of the benzene intrusion. The Board has identified a site on Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance that, according to a review of the State’s case file, is missing historical and present information regarding chemical use and storage. The LA Regional board has requested […]

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Press Release: City of Lomita Invites Public to Tour Water Infrastructure

CITY OF LOMITA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Carla Dillon, Public Works Director PHONE: 310.325.7110 ext. 124 EMAIL: c.dillon@lomitacity.com Lomita Invites Public to Tour Water Infrastructure Interest Lists Forming Now for September Tours CITY OF LOMITA, CA, August 28, 2019 — The City of Lomita has announced a water infrastructure tour series that will start in September with […]

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