Lomita Water System Continues Providing Safe, Clean Drinking Water

Lomita Water System continues to provide safe, clean drinking water to our residents. Most importantly, the drinking water we supply is safe and can be used as normal. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and World Health Organization have explained that there is no evidence that COVID-19 is or can be transmitted through drinking water. Residents […]

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Benzene Investigation Update – March 2020

The City of Lomita has been working together with the State Water Board to investigate the source of benzene detected in groundwater under Lomita last year. We’re also moving forward with upgrades that will remove benzene. In the meantime, we are continuing to provide safe, clean, reliable water through our imported water connections. As part […]

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Sheriff’s Department Receives Extension to Submit Site Investigation and Well Installation Report

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board has approved an extension request from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, providing them more time to submit a site investigation and well installation report. The department is now required to submit the technical report detailing the site investigation, well installations, and groundwater monitoring activities at the site […]

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City of Lomita Completes Fourteen Water Infrastructure Tours in 2019, Announces Tour Schedule for 2020

Nearly 100 Lomita Residents Gain First-Hand Look at Cypress Water Production Facility The City of Lomita completed its fourteenth public tour of the Cypress Water Production Facility on December 21, wrapping up the City’s Water Infrastructure Tour program for 2019. The City announced that the program, which launched in October 2019, will continue into 2020 with […]

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California Regional Water Quality Control Board Reviews Site Assessment Work Plans for 25808 South Narbonne Avenue

Los Angeles Regional Board staff has received the documents titled “Workplan Requirements and Additional Information Request” dated September 30, 2019, prepared by Ramtox Corporation (Ramtox), on behalf of Hanukah, Inc., and “Technical Report and Work Plan” dated November 15, 2019, prepared by ETIC, on behalf of ExxonMobil Oil Corporation. Los Angeles Regional Board staff has […]

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25808 S. Narbonne Ave. Submits Technical Report and Work Plan

On November 15, the site at 25808 S. Narbonne Ave. submitted documentation in response to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board’s request for a Technical Report and Work Plan. The Board requested this information as part of their investigation into the benzene intrusion. View this document.

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