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.


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



July 23, 2020
Joint Planning & Land Use Committee for San Pedro Neighborhood Councils

On July 16, we provided a construction update to the Joint Planning & Land Use Committee for the San Pedro Neighborhood Councils. We also mentioned that we are offering free virtual tours of our facilities to schools, and that we will be holding art and naming for the tunnel boring machine in September. more

June 8, 2020
Virtual Presentations to Leland Elementary Students

Last month we gave virtual presentations of "Olivia's Clean Water Adventure" to students at Leland Elementary in San Pedro. This presentation encourages environmental stewardship and shows how we can help keep our waterways clean. more

March 3, 2020
Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

On February 19, 2020, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Harbor City Neighborhood Council. In addition to providing updates on construction, we mentioned our new school outreach program aimed at inspiring students in careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more

November 5, 2019
San Pedro Neighborhood Councils Tour JWPCP

On November 2, 2019, the Sanitation Districts gave a tour of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (JWPCP) to members of the Coastal, Central and Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Councils. Attendees learned about wastewater treatment and how we convert waste into resources. more