On August 31, 2021, the City of Lomita submitted a letter to the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board in response to the request for closure by Alta Environmental on behalf of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at 26123 Narbonne Avenue in Lomita. The City believes the closure is premature, and further investigation […]
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On August 2, 2021, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board released a review of the Site Assessment Report that was submitted on May 25, 2021 by Terracon Consultants, Inc. on behalf of CVS Pharmacy. Before consideration of case closure, the site must meet monitoring and reporting requirements identified by the Regional Board. View […]
In accordance with the Work Plan for Site Assessment approved by the Los Angeles Water Quality Control Board, Terracon Consultants, Inc. submitted the Site Assessment Report, on behalf of CVS Pharmacy, for site 25825 S. Narbonne Ave on May 25, 2021. View document.
After listening to residents’ concerns regarding Lomita’s drinking water, the City of Lomita approved a series of upgrades to its water system specifically designed to improve the taste and odor of water distributed throughout the City. Furthermore, after much consideration and discussion over the project, the City Council has unanimously selected RC Foster Corporation to […]
The City of Lomita has received six bids for its project to upgrade the Cypress Water Production Facility with a new Granular Activated Carbon filtration system – moving the City one step closer to implementing the solution that will not only remove benzene but also improve the water’s taste and smell. “It’s exciting to see […]
Although the City can’t currently host in-person tours of the Lomita Water System, we’ve created a short video you can watch to learn about an exciting upgrade to our water infrastructure: a Granular Activated Carbon filtration system! The new filtration system will filter out natural organic materials that have previously created taste and odor concerns, […]
The site at 25825 South Narbonne Ave. has submitted a regulatory response letter to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, providing a brief background of the site and a professional opinion regarding the potential for benzene contamination from the site. View this document.
Despite what is going on in the world, Lomita water projects continue. The Water Replenishment District (WRD) approved the City of Lomita Granular Activated Carbon treatment project under the Safe Drinking Water Program (SDWP) and authorized the use of up to $2,000,000 in SDWP grant funds for the project. The Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) project […]
The California Regional Water Quality Control Board has approved an extension request from CVS Inc. (former Rolling Hills Carwash), located at 25825 S. Narbonne Ave, providing them more time to submit a site investigation work plan. The site is now required to submit its site investigation work plan by April 30, 2020. View the extension […]
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, […]