Tag Archives | Benzene

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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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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