On January 25, 2022, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board responded to PIC Environmental Services’ Groundwater Monitoring Report for 25825 S. Narbonne Ave. Based on the Regional Water Board’s assessment, additional groundwater monitoring is needed to evaluate concentrations of petroleum hydrocarbons, benzene and fuel oxygenate compounds. View document.
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PIC Environmental Services Submits Groundwater Monitoring Report for 25825 S. Narbonne Ave.
On January 5, 2022, PIC Environmental Services (PIC) submitted a Groundwater Monitoring Report on behalf of Charles Moine, the property owner at 25825 S. Narbonne Ave. The report documents groundwater sampling and testing from wells MW1, MW2, and MW3 on December 6, 2021. PIC determined that the contaminant concentrations in the site’s groundwater satisfies the […]
Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board Responds to City of Lomita’s Comment Regarding Site Assessment at 26123 Narbonne Ave.
On December 13, 2021, the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board responded to the City of Lomita’s letter dated August 31, 2021. The Regional Water Board met with the City on October 7, 2021 to discuss the City’s letter and review the results of the site investigation. Based on the Regional Board’s analysis, additional investigations […]
City of Lomita Responds to Site Assessment Report and Request for Site Closure at 26123 Narbonne Ave.
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 […]
Lomita Awarded Grant Funding from FEMA for 247th Area Water Main Replacement Project
The California Office of Emergency Management (CalOES) has officially awarded the City of Lomita over $1.1 million in funding for the 247th Street Area Water Main Replacement Project under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. This program provides assistance soley for agencies with a FEMA approved Hazard Mitigation Plan, and projects […]
City of Lomita Receives Six Bids for Granular Activated Carbon Filtration Project
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 […]
City Helps Residents Save Water (and Money) Through Regular Leak Monitoring
As water meters across Lomita are read every other month, the Lomita Water System automatically detects possible water leaks by identifying meters that may have continuous or intermittent water flows. Once any possible leaks have been flagged, City staff will send residents a courtesy notification letter that there may be a leak somewhere on their […]
Lomita Water Releases Video Explaining New Filtration System
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, […]
25825 South Narbonne Ave. Submits Regulatory Response Letter to California Regional Water Quality Control Board
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.
Lomita Water Filtration Project Receives $2 Million in WRD Grant Funding
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 […]