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.
May 28, 2022
Briefing on Food Waste Recycling to Peninsula Breakfast Club The Peninsula Breakfast Club received an overview on the Sanitation Districts' food waste recycling program. Club members, who are mostly former military officers and aerospace engineers, saw how food waste is received at the Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility in Whittier, processed into a slurry, and then trucked to the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson to co-digest with the solids removed from the wastewater treatment process. Food waste is ultimately converted to compost and to biogas that is used to produce green power.
April 13, 2022
Construction Update to Carson Rotary Club Business and community leaders from the Carson area came to learn about the Clearwater Project at the Carson Community Center. Despite the power outage, we were able to provide an update on the tunnel construction.
March 18, 2022
Construction Update to Military Officers Association of America Former military officers gathered at Rolling Hills Estates to hear about the Clearwater Project. Their military service spanned from World War II to recent wars. Many expressed an interest in the Regional Recycled Water Program, a partnership with the Metropolitan Water Districts of Southern California that could lead to the largest recycled water project in the nation.