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.

LATEST NEWS

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. ...read more

October 18, 2019
Clearwater Presentation to City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department

On October 17, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided an overview of the Clearwater Project to the City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department staff. The presentation covered the need for the project, how it will protect local waterways by addressing aging infrastructure, the planning process and construction status. ...read more

September 25, 2019
Clearwater Update to Wilmington Neighborhood Council

On September 24, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Wilmington 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 (STEM). ...read more

September 20, 2019
Clearwater Update to San Pedro Joint Planning and Land Use Committee

On September 18, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Joint Planning and Land Use Committee for the Coastal, Central and Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Councils. The latest construction activities and schedule were shared with Committee Members. ...read more

September 20, 2019
Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

On September 18, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Harbor City Neighborhood Council. ...read more

June 24, 2019
Clearwater Team at Seal Day Festival

Clearwater team participated in the Seal Day Festival in San Pedro, which took place on June 22. ...read more

June 20, 2019
School Outreach Program Starts This Fall

This fall, we start our School Outreach Program for the Clearwater Project, which will provide students the opportunity to learn about the science and technology of wastewater treatment, environmental stewardship through water recycling, and the engineering used to build critical infrastructure. ...read more

May 21, 2019
Tour of Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the Sanitation Districts gave a tour of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (JWPCP) to Clearwater Project stakeholders. Attendees learned about wastewater treatment, how we convert waste into resources, and toured the Bixby Marshland. ...read more

March 27, 2019
Clearwater Project Update to Peninsula Breakfast Club

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided the Peninsula Breakfast Club an update on the Clearwater Project. ...read more

March 21, 2019
WINTER Youth Builders Tour Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

On March 20, the Sanitation Districts gave a tour of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant to the WINTER Youth Builders, a nonprofit organization teaching youth trade skills for construction jobs. ...read more

March 14, 2019
Clearwater Project Update to North Wilmington Neighborhood Watch Group

On March 12, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided the North Wilmington Neighborhood Watch Group an update on the Clearwater Project. ...read more

February 28, 2019
Clearwater Project Update to Dragados' South Bay Community Advisory Committee

On February 27, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to Dragados' Community Advisory Committee in the South Bay. CAC members include business leaders, non-profit organizations helping transitional workers gain employment, and chambers of commerce. ...read more

February 28, 2019
San Pedro Workshop on Clearwater Project Construction

On February 26, the Sanitation Districts hosted a public workshop at the Peck Park Community Center in San Pedro to update the community on the Clearwater Project construction. During the meeting we introduced Russ Vakharia, the Sanitation Districts' Resident Engineer who will be overseeing construction. ...read more

February 22, 2019
Construction Update on Clearwater Project at Joint San Pedro Neighborhood Councils' Planning and Land Use Meeting

On February 20, 2019, the Sanitation Districts attended the Joint San Pedro Neighborhood Councils' Planning and Land Use Meeting to provide an update on Clearwater Project construction and invited the audience to the upcoming public workshop being held at Peck Park Community Center on February 26 at 6:30 pm. ...read more

February 5, 2019
San Pedro Public Workshop on Construction of Clearwater Project

The Sanitation Districts will be hosting a public workshop in San Pedro on February 26 at 6:30 pm to update the community on the upcoming construction of the Clearwater Project. The workshop will take place at Peck Park Community Center located at 560 N. Western Avenue. Please join us.

February 5, 2019
Clearwater Project Presentation to Palos Verdes Breakfast Club

On February 2, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided the Palos Verdes Breakfast Club an update on the Clearwater Project. Approximately 115 business and community leaders were present. ...read more

January 25, 2019
Sanitation Districts Award Infrastructure Contract to Protect Local Waterways

On January 23, 2019, the Sanitation Districts awarded a construction contract for the Clearwater Project to Dragados USA, Inc. The project will protect local waterways by addressing aging infrastructure and involves building a new 7-mile long, 18-foot diameter tunnel to convey treated water from the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson to existing ocean outfalls at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro. Construction will begin this year and is scheduled to end in 2026. Read more

January 25, 2019
Clearwater Project Presentation to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

On January 22, 2019, the Sanitation Districts provided the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council an update on the Clearwater Project, which begins construction this year. ...read more

December 19, 2018
Looking Back at 2018

Click here for a 1-minute video recapping our community outreach efforts in 2018.

December 10, 2018
Clearwater Project Presentation to South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club

On December 5, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided the South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club an update on the Clearwater Project, which begins construction early next year. ...read more


 

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



2019 JWPCP TOUR

A new video recapping our May 18, 2019, tour of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant.

2019 JWPCP Tour Video



2018 OUTREACH RECAP VIDEO

A new 1-minute video recapping our community outreach efforts in 2018.

2018 Outreach Video



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