On September 30, the site at 25808 S. Narbonne Ave. submitted documentation in response to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board’s request for Work Plan Requirements and Additional Information. The Board requested this information as part of their investigation into the benzene intrusion. View this document.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has requested an extension from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board to submit the Site Investigation and Well-Installation Report. The Board had required the Site Investigation and Well-Installation Report to be submitted by December 16, 2019, as part of the Board’s investigation into the benzene intrusion. View this […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
The City of Torrance, the current owner and lessor of the property located at 25210 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505, has provided a letter in response to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board’s request for an operational, chemical storage and use questionnaire. View the letter from the City of Torrance.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]