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, is being constructed to protect local waterways by addressing aging infrastructure.
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.
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.
February 22, 2023
Construction Update to South Shores Community Association On February 21, we provided a construction update to the South Shores Community Association Board of Directors. The Board was briefed on our progress in building the new tunnel, including the 2.2 miles completed. We also shared information on construction-related activities that are occurring in the first quarter of 2023 at Royal Palms Beach.
February 22, 2023
Overview of Sanitation Districts to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council We provided an overview of the Sanitation Districts to the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council and members of the public. We discussed our agency's history and our water and solid waste recycling programs. The Council was also briefed on our food waste recycling program, which helps cities meet state-mandated organic diversion requirements.
January 11, 2023
Construction Update to Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce On January 10, Chamber members were briefed on our progress in building the new 7-mile-long tunnel, including 2 miles completed. We also provided information on the construction-related activities occurring at Royal Palms Beach over the next few months, including potholing around the Districts' property.
December 1, 2022
Construction Update to Joint San Pedro Planning & Land Use Committee On November 30, we provided a construction update to representatives of the various San Pedro Neighborhood Councils serving on the Joint Planning and Land Use Committee. Attendees learned about our progress in building the new tunnel, including 1.8 miles completed. We also shared information on the construction-related activities that will be occurring at Royal Palms Beach in early 2023.