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Dec 19, 2014, 18:21 ET
L-R: Former WRD Director Leo J. Vander Lans, WRD Director Rob Katherman, Congressman Alan Lowenthal, WRD Director Lynn Dymally, Assembly Member Patrick O'Donnell, WRD Director Albert Robles, WRD Director Willard H. Murray, Jr.

WRD Increases Production of Recycled Water to 8 Million Gallons Per Day

At its December 18th dedication ceremony of the newly expanded Leo J. Vander Lans Advanced Water Treatment Facility (LVLAWTF), the Water...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
2014 Government Finance Officers Association Award

Water Replenishment District Acquires its 24th Financial Award

 The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has received notification by the Government Finance Officers Association of the...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:49 ET
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Water Replenishment District to Host Delegation of Korean Water Officials

On Monday, November 10, 2014, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California will host a delegation of water leaders from the Republic of...

Aug 22, 2014, 14:44 ET
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WRD Unanimously Endorses Proposition 1 - Water Bond

At Thursday's meeting of the Water Replenishment District, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to support California Proposition 1 – the...

Jul 18, 2014, 05:00 ET
Incoming Board President Sergio Calderon speaks to attendees at the WRD 2014 State of the District (PRNewsFoto/Water Replenishment District SC)

Water Replenishment District Hosts 2014 State of the District, Installs Director Sergio Calderon as Board President

On July 17, 2014, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California hosted its annual State of the District featuring special guest speaker...

Mar 19, 2014, 18:53 ET
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Thousands Attend 7th Annual WRD "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival For Water Awareness And Conservation Information

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 7th Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival on Saturday,...

Mar 07, 2014, 21:07 ET
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El consejo de administración del Distrito de Reabastecimiento de Agua aprueba NO incrementar las tarifas

El Distrito de Reabastecimiento de Agua del Sur de California (Water Replenishment District of Southern California, WRD), que suministra agua...

Mar 07, 2014, 18:19 ET
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Water Replenishment District Board of Directors Approves NO Rate Increase

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD), which provides groundwater for more than 10% of the state's population, took action...

Jan 22, 2014, 14:41 ET
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WRD Continues Responsible Management Of Groundwater And Local Water Resources During Drought

"The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) strongly supports Governor Brown's recent drought emergency declaration, and we...

Oct 31, 2013, 14:27 ET
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Un triunfo para los contribuyentes del WRD tras el fallo de la Corte de Apelación ordenando a las ciudades morosas pagar sus facturas de agua

Los contribuyentes del Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) obtuvieron un gran triunfo tras el fallo de la Corte de...

Oct 31, 2013, 11:08 ET
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Victory For WRD Ratepayers As Appellate Court Orders Delinquent Cities To Pay Their Water Bills

Delinquent cities including Downey, Cerritos, Signal Hill and Bellflower are ordered to pay their water rate assessment: WRD ratepayers are...

Oct 11, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Governor Signs Legislation To Help Protect Local Water Resources

SB 620 Gives WRD Greater Flexibility to Manage Groundwater Supplies On October 8, 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a measure...

Oct 01, 2013, 23:02 ET
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Superior Court Approves Injunction Against The City Of Pico Rivera

Pico Rivera to Pay Outstanding Water Bills to WRD or Stop Pumping Groundwater  Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ralph W. Dau issued a...

Sep 20, 2013, 16:28 ET
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WRD Urges Governor To Sign Legislation To Protect Area Groundwater Resources

Measure Also Strengthens District's Ability to Protect Customers' Rates  The Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California is...

Sep 12, 2013, 17:49 ET
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Water Replenishment District Appoints Lynn V. Dymally To Fill Division 3 Vacancy

Newly appointed WRD Division 3 Director will represent 800,000 people in seven cities of south Los Angeles County The Water Replenishment...

Sep 11, 2013, 17:48 ET
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Water Replenishment District Chief Financial Officer Scott Ota Receives CFO Of The Year Award

The Los Angeles Business Journal on September, 10, 2013, named Scott Ota, long time Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD)...

Sep 10, 2013, 17:19 ET
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Water Replenishment District Officials & Local Students Celebrate "National Protect Your Groundwater Day"

5th Grade Students Take Pledge To Protect Our Groundwater Today, Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) officials and...

Aug 28, 2013, 14:00 ET
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WRD, County Sanitation Districts Cement Water Supply Partnership

Agreement will eliminate imported water for groundwater replenishment and conserve 23 billion gallons of water per year for future generations...

Jul 19, 2013, 15:26 ET
Passing of Director Lillian Kawasaki, An Extraordinary Lady.  (PRNewsFoto/Water Replenishment District of Southern California)

Passing of Director Lillian Kawasaki, An extraordinary lady

 WRD Board President Rob Katherman issued the following statement on the passing of WRD Director Lillian Kawasaki: The passing of...

May 28, 2013, 12:42 ET
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$1.7 Million In Federal Funding Awarded To WRD To Maximize Use Of Local Water Sources And Eliminate The Need For Imported Water

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California receives one of five WaterSMART grants for expansion of its Leo J. Vander Lans Advanced...