LAKEWOOD, Calif., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, November 10, 2014, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California will host a delegation of water leaders from the Republic of Korea (South Korea). WRD staff will present the District's Water Independence Now program, which encapsulates state of the art groundwater replenishment, groundwater monitoring, recycled water use, seawater intrusion barriers, and much more. The visit will also include a tour of WRD and other local water facilities.
"As President of the Board of Directors of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California, it is my distinct privilege to welcome the Korean delegation to the United States and particularly Southern California," said Board President Sergio Calderon. "It is our hope that their visit will provide for a beneficial exchange of ideas and information that both sides can utilize to advance groundwater protections and monitoring for the water community worldwide."
The Korean Groundwater Monitoring and technical staff are visiting California to engage groundwater professionals on best practices in groundwater monitoring and for enhancing protections of groundwater basins.
"We look forward to hosting our Korean colleagues and anticipate establishing a working relationship that will benefit the groundwater profession and the people who rely on this important source of drinking water all over the world," stated WRD General Manager Robb Whitaker.