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Jul 21, 2015, 04:00 ET
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WRD Completes Environmental Impact Review Process For New Advanced Water Purification Facility

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) Board of Directors unanimously approved the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for its...

Jul 17, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Leading Credit Rating Agency Fitch Reaffirms WRD's Distinguished AA+ Bond Rating

Top global credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings, once again graded the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) with an...

Jun 09, 2015, 12:54 ET
Participants in the June 6 GRIP Community Design Workshop sharing ideas for new WRD advanced water treatment facility in Pico Rivera, CA.

Water Agency To Partner With Residents On Recycling Project

 More than 75 Pico Rivera residents Saturday reviewed a Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California plan to build a major...

Jun 01, 2015, 15:15 ET
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WRD Hosts 11th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop

The Water Replenishment District (WRD) hosted its 11th Annual Groundwater Quality Workshop on May 27, 2015. The free workshop welcomed...

May 07, 2015, 23:18 ET

Cities, WRD Settle Proposition 218 Litigation Joint Statement

We are pleased to announce that litigation filed by the cities of Cerritos, Downey and Signal Hill (the Cities) alleging that the Water...

Apr 02, 2015, 19:18 ET

Water Replenishment District supports Governor's Executive order

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California announced its support for an executive order signed Wednesday by Governor Jerry Brown...

Mar 18, 2015, 14:00 ET
Long Beach family wins Grand Prize high-efficiency washing machine at WRD Groundwater Festival.

WRD's 8TH Annual Groundwater Festival Celebrates National Groundwater Awareness Week

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) hosted its 8th Annual "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Groundwater Festival on Saturday,...

Feb 17, 2015, 13:39 ET
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Water Replenishment District Shows Strong Fiscal Responsibility and Outlook

The Water Replenishment District (WRD) has maintained an 'AA+' rating from Standard & Poor's Rating Services, the second highest credit rating...

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
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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
Photos of the Montebello Forebay spreading basins in southern California. From left to right: 2013, 2010, and 2003.  (PRNewsFoto/Water Replenishment District of Southern California)

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...