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The Clearwater Project was approved after a multi-year evaluation of the main sewer system serving nearly half of Los Angeles County. A new 7-mile tunnel, a key component of the project, will be constructed to protect local waterways by addressing aging infrastructure.

Tunneling Machine Lowered Underground

Rachel, our tunnel boring machine (TBM), was lowered in sections about 100 feet below ground using the access shaft in Carson. After being assembled and tested underground, she will start tunneling.

Tunneling Machine Lowered Underground



TOUR OF OUR TUNNELING MACHINE

Take an up-close look at how Rachel, our tunnel boring machine (TBM), works. In this short video, we explain how the parts of the TBM work.

LAUNCH EVENT HIGHLIGHT VIDEO



LAUNCH EVENT HIGHLIGHT VIDEO

Highlights of the April 15th launch event of the Clearwater tunneling machine are shown in this 2-minute video. To see the entire event and the virtual tour that followed, click here.

LAUNCH EVENT HIGHLIGHT VIDEO



CLEARWATER PROJECT VIDEO

A new 5-minute video that provides an overview of the Clearwater Project including what the project is, why it is needed, and how it will be constructed.

Clearwater Project Video



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LATEST NEWS

June 24, 2021
Construction Update to Young Professionals of the American Public Works Association

On June 23, we gave a presentation on the Clearwater Project to the young professionals of the American Public Works Association. We gave a project overview and discussed the access shaft construction, underground concrete "maintenance blocks," and how the tunnel boring machine works. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.

June 22, 2021
Tunneling Machine Lowered Underground

Yesterday, Rachel, our tunnel boring machine (TBM), was lowered in sections about 100 feet below ground using the access shaft in Carson. After being assembled and tested underground, she will start tunneling. Click here to see highlights of this event.

June 19, 2021
Construction Update to Peninsula Veterans Group

On June 18, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the Peninsula Veterans Group. We gave a project overview, the latest construction updates, and explained how the tunnel boring machine works. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.

June 15, 2021
Construction Update to Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Yesterday, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council. We discussed the installation of ground monitoring stations along Gaffey Street in preparation for tunneling and the lowering of the tunneling machine down the shaft next week. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.

April 29, 2021
Construction Update to South Bay Cities Council of Governments

On April 22, we provided a construction update for the Clearwater Project to the South Bay Cities Council of Governments Board of Directors. We discussed the access shaft construction, underground concrete "maintenance blocks," and how the tunnel boring machine works. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.

April 16, 2021
Launch Event for Clearwater Tunneling Machine

Yesterday, we hosted a virtual event to unveil the Clearwater Project tunneling machine and recognize the student finalists of our TBM naming and art contests. The event featured several distinguished speakers and provided an opportunity to see the tunneling machine before it is lowered below ground to start tunneling. Click here for photos of the event.

February 8, 2021
Construction Update to Public

On January 30th, we provided a virtual construction update on the Clearwater Project. The presentation is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHRHgr9sJ8A.

January 19, 2021
Construction Update on January 30

We will be providing an update on Clearwater Project construction on Saturday, January 30 at 9:30 a.m. Join us via Zoom (Meeting ID 845 0098 5681) to learn about what's been constructed over the last year and what is scheduled for this year.

December 28, 2020
Contest Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of our tunnel boring machine (TBM) naming and art contests. For the TBM naming contest, students submitted original essays that explained the significance of their proposed name and its importance to the community. ...read more

November 5, 2020
Peninsula Veterans Group

On November 4, we provided an update on construction of the Clearwater Project to the Peninsula Veterans Group. We discussed the access shaft, underground concrete "maintenance blocks", and how the tunnel boring machine (TBM) works. ...read more

October 21, 2020
Rotary Club of South Gate

On October 21, we provided an overview of the Clearwater Project and a construction update. We also mentioned the tunnel boring machine (TBM) naming and art contests that are open to all students in Los Angeles County. ...read more

October 13, 2020
Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

On October 13, we provided a construction update to the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council. We showed video clips of the shaft construction taking place at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson. ...read more

September 17, 2020
Rotary Club of San Pedro

On September 17, we provided a construction update on the Clearwater Project to the Rotary Club of San Pedro. We covered the shaft construction, the underground concrete (maintenance) blocks being created at three locations along the tunnel alignment and how the tunnel boring machine builds the tunnel as it digs. ...read more

September 10, 2020
Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce

On September 10, we provided a brief overview and a construction update on the Clearwater Project. We showed the construction of the shaft that will be used to lower the tunnel boring machine (TBM) to its starting depth. ...read more