Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Keynote Speaker at WRD State of the District

Oct 23, 2012, 08:00 ET from Water Replenishment District of Southern California

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Water Replenishment District of Southern California:


WHAT: Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom
WRD State of the District
Presentation of LEED Gold Certification Plaque by USGBC
Recognition of four partners for Fifty Years of Groundwater Recharge with Recycled Water*:

  1. Grace Robinson Chan – Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
  2. Christopher Stone – Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
  3. Regional Water Control Board
  4. California Department of Public Health

WHEN: Thursday, October 25, 2012 from 5 p.m. -7 p.m. 

WHERE: Water Replenishment District Headquarters, 4040 Paramount Blvd., Lakewood, CA 90712

WHO: Speakers include:
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom
Albert Robles, Board President, Water Replenishment District
Wade Miller, Executive Director, WateReuse Association
Jorge Partido, Executive Director, US Green Building Council – Los Angeles region

WRD Information Displays
Photo opportunities with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

*This event will mark the fiftieth anniversary of replenishing the region's groundwater basin (water supply to 10% of the state's population or over 4 million residents) using highly treated recycled water.

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California is the regional groundwater management agency that protects and preserves the quantity and quality of groundwater for two of the most utilized urban basins in the State of California. The service area is home to over ten percent of California's population residing in 43 cities in southern Los Angeles County. WRD is governed by a publicly elected Board of Directors which includes Willard H. Murray, Jr., Robert Katherman, Lillian Kawasaki, Sergio Calderon, and Albert Robles.

For more information, please visit WRD at

SOURCE Water Replenishment District of Southern California