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, […]
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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, […]
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 […]