Construction Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Construction Update to San Pedro Chamber of Commerce

September 15, 2021

On September 14, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce. We gave an overview of the project, the latest construction activities, and details of our school outreach program. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.


Construction Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Construction Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

August 23, 2021

On August 18, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the Harbor City Neighborhood Council. In addition to a project overview, we gave construction details on the three underground maintenance blocks that were installed along the tunnel alignment, and how the tunnel boring machine has been lowered to its starting depth, assembled and readied to start tunneling. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.


Construction Update to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Construction Update to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

August 20, 2021

On August 16, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council. We gave a project overview, the latest construction updates, and explained how the tunnel boring machine works. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.


Construction Update to Joint Land Use & Planning Committee for San Pedro Neighborhood Councils

Construction Update to Joint Land Use & Planning Committee for San Pedro Neighborhood Councils

August 16, 2021

On August 11, we provided a Clearwater Project construction update to the Joint Land Use and Planning Committee for the Coastal, Central and Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Councils. We gave a project overview, the latest construction updates, and explained how the tunnel boring machine works. To request a presentation, visit our webpage.


Construction Update to Young Professionals of the American Public Works Association

Construction Update to Young Professionals of the American Public Works Association

June 24, 2021

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.


Tunneling Machine Lowered Underground

June 22, 2021

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.


Construction Update to Peninsula Veterans Group

Construction Update to Peninsula Veterans Group

June 19, 2021

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.


Construction Update to Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Construction Update to Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

June 15, 2021

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.


South Bay Cities Council of Governments

Construction Update to South Bay Cities Council of Governments

April 29, 2021

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.


Launch Event

Launch Event for Clearwater Tunneling Machine

April 16, 2021

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.


Construction Update to Public

Construction Update to Public

February 8, 2021

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.


Construction Update on January 30

Construction Update on January 30

January 19, 2021

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.


Contest Winners Announced

Contest Winners Announced

December 28, 2020

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


Rotary Club of South Gate

Peninsula Veterans Group

November 5, 2020

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


Rotary Club of South Gate

Rotary Club of South Gate

October 21, 2020

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


Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council

October 13, 2020

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


Rotary Club of San Pedro

Rotary Club of San Pedro

September 17, 2020

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


Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce

Palos Verdes Chamber of Commerce

September 10, 2020

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


Peninsula Breakfast Club

Peninsula Breakfast Club

August 22, 2020

On August 22, we provided a brief overview of the Clearwater Project and a construction update to the Peninsula Breakfast Club. We covered the shaft construction, the creation of underground concrete "maintenance blocks" at three locations along the tunnel alignment, and how the tunnel boring machine (TBM) works. ...read more


Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

August 8, 2020

On August 8, we provided a construction update to the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. We showed video clips of the shaft construction taking place at the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant in Carson. ...read more


Joint Planning & Land Use Committee for San Pedro Neighborhood Councils

Joint Planning & Land Use Committee for San Pedro Neighborhood Councils

July 23, 2020

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. ...read more


Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Virtual Presentations to Leland Elementary Students

June 8, 2020

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. ...read more


Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

March 3, 2020

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. ...read more


San Pedro Neighborhood Councils Tour JWPCP

San Pedro Neighborhood Councils Tour JWPCP

November 5, 2019

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


Clearwater Presentation to City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department

Clearwater Presentation to City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department

October 18, 2019

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


Clearwater Update to Wilmington Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Update to Wilmington Neighborhood Council

September 25, 2019

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


Clearwater Update to San Pedro Joint Planning and Land Use Committee

Clearwater Update to San Pedro Joint Planning and Land Use Committee

September 20, 2019

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


Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Update to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

September 20, 2019

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


Clearwater Project Update to Peninsula Breakfast Club

Clearwater Team at Seal Day Festival

June 24, 2019

Clearwater team participated in the Seal Day Festival in San Pedro, which took place on June 22. Many visitors stopped by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County's booth and inquired about the Clearwater Project, our water recycling program, and the upcoming school outreach program. For more information on these programs, please visit our Clearwater Project Resource Page.


School Outreach Program Starts This Fall

June 20, 2019

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


Tour of Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

May 21, 2019

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


Clearwater Project Update to Peninsula Breakfast Club

Clearwater Project Update to Peninsula Breakfast Club

March 27, 2019

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


WINTER Youth Builders Tour Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

WINTER Youth Builders Tour Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

March 21, 2019

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


Clearwater Project Update to North Wilmington Neighborhood Watch Group

Clearwater Project Update to North Wilmington Neighborhood Watch Group

March 14, 2019

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


Clearwater Project Update to Dragados' South Bay Community Advisory Committee

Clearwater Project Update to Dragados' South Bay Community Advisory Committee

February 28, 2019

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


San Pedro Workshop on Clearwater Project Construction

San Pedro Workshop on Clearwater Project Construction

February 28, 2019

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


Construction Update on Clearwater Project at Joint San Pedro Neighborhood Councilsí Planning and Land Use Meeting

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

February 22, 2019

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


San Pedro Public Workshop on Construction of Clearwater Project

San Pedro Public Workshop on Construction of Clearwater Project

February 5, 2019

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.


Clearwater Project Presentation to Palos Verdes Breakfast Club

Clearwater Project Presentation to Palos Verdes Breakfast Club

February 5, 2019

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


Sanitation Districts Award Infrastructure Contract to Protect Local Waterways

January 25, 2019

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


Clearwater Project Presentation to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Project Presentation to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

January 25, 2019

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


Looking Back at 2018

December 19, 2018

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


Clearwater Project Presentation to South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club

Clearwater Project Presentation to South Bay Sunrise Rotary Club

December 10, 2018

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


San Pedro Rotary Club Tours Joint Water Pollution Control Plant

October 24, 2018

On October 20, 2018, the Sanitation Districts gave a tour of the Joint Water Pollution Control Plant to the Rotary Club of San Pedro. ...read more


Clearwater Project Presentation at South Bay Cities Council of Governments Legislative Meeting

Clearwater Project Presentation at South Bay Cities Council of Governments Legislative Meeting

October 15, 2018

On October 11, 2018, the Sanitation Districts presented an update on the Clearwater Project to local, state and federal elected officials at the South Bay Cities Council of Governments legislative meeting. ...read more


Clearwater Project Presentation to Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Clearwater Project Presentation to Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

October 1, 2018

On September 18, 2018, the Sanitation Districts updated the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce on the Clearwater Project, which begins construction early next year. ...read more


Clearwater Project Presentation to Los Angeles Gateway Chamber of Commerce

Clearwater Project Presentation to Los Angeles Gateway Chamber of Commerce

September 12, 2018

On September 11, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Los Angeles Gateway Chamber of Commerce. ...read more


Clearwater Project Presentation to Palo Del Amo Woods Neighborhood Association

Clearwater Project Presentation to Palo Del Amo Woods Neighborhood Association

August 24, 2018

On August 21, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Palo Del Amo Woods Neighborhood Association. ...read more


New Clearwater Project Video

August 13, 2018

We have a new 5-minute video that provides an overview of the Clearwater Project including what the project is, why the project is needed, and how the project will be constructed. Click on this link to view it.


Clearwater Project Presentation to Tri-Lions Club

Clearwater Project Presentation to Tri-Lions Club

July 30, 2018

On July 26, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Tri-Lions Club of San Pedro, Harbor-City Lomita, and Wilmington. ...read more


Harbor City Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Project Presentation to Harbor City Neighborhood Council

July 13, 2018

On June 20, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Harbor City Neighborhood Council. Over 50 people were in attendance. ...read more


San Pedro Chamber of Commerce

Clearwater Project Presentation to San Pedro Chamber of Commerce

June 14, 2018

On June 12, 2018, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce. ...read more


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Carson Public Workshop on Clearwater Project Construction

April 30, 2018

The Sanitation Districts held a public workshop on Clearwater Project Construction on April 26 at the Carriage Crest Park located on 23800 South Figueroa Street. ...read more


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Taller Público Sobre El Proyecto de Construcción Clearwater En Carson

30 Abril 2018

Los Distritos Sanitarios tuvieron un taller público sobre la construcción del proyecto Clearwater el 26 de abril en el Parque Carriage Crest situado en 23800 Sur Calle Figueroa. ...leer mas


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Wilmington Public Workshop on Clearwater Project Construction

March 28, 2018

The Sanitation Districts held a public workshop on Clearwater Project Construction on March 27 at the Wilmington Senior Center located on 1371 Eubank Avenue. ...read more


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Taller Público Sobre El Proyecto de Construcción Clearwater En Wilmington

28 Marzo 2018

Los Distritos Sanitarios tuvieron un taller público sobre la construcción del proyecto Clearwater el 27 de marzo en el Wilmington Senior Center situado en 1371 Eubank Avenue. ...leer mas


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California Coastal Commission Approves Permit for Clearwater Project

February 9, 2018

On February 9, 2018, the California Coastal Commission unanimously approved issuance of a permit to the Sanitation Districts for construction of the Clearwater Project at Royal Palms Beach. The project will protect local waterways by addressing aging wastewater (sewage) infrastructure that serves over 5 million people in Los Angeles County. ...read more


New Clearwater Project Website

Welcome to Our New Website

February 1, 2018

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County are excited to launch the Clearwater Project website, your online resource for construction information and related events. ...read more


Clearwater Project Update Presentation to JWPCP Citizens Advisory Committee

Clearwater Project Update Presentation to JWPCP Citizens Advisory Committee

December 19, 2017

On December 19, 2017, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to members of Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (JWPCP) Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) during the annual holiday dinner. ...read more


Second San Pedro Public Workshop on Clearwater Project

Second San Pedro Public Workshop on Clearwater Project

September 19, 2017

On September 19, 2017, the Sanitation Districts conducted a second workshop on the Clearwater Project for the residents of San Pedro. Various aspects of construction and other technical matters were discussed. ...read more


Award of Construction Management Services Contract

Award of Construction Management Services Contract

August 23, 2017

On August 23, 2017, the Sanitation Districts' Board of Directors entered into a construction management services agreement with Mott MacDonald LLC to augment Districts' staff ...read more


Award of Public Outreach Consulting

Award of Public Outreach Consulting Contract

August 9, 2017

On August 9, 2017, the Sanitation Districts' Board of Directors authorized the issuance of a purchase order to Environmental Outreach Strategies (EOS) for public outreach consulting services. ...read more


San Pedro Public Workshop on Clearwater Project

San Pedro Public Workshop on Clearwater Project

July 19, 2017

On July 19, 2017, the Sanitation Districts conducted a workshop on the Clearwater Project for the residents of San Pedro. This workshop was held at the Doubletree Hotel in San Pedro and it provided the opportunity for local residents to ask questions about the Clearwater Project.


Clearwater Project Update Presentation to South Bay Cities COG Infrastructure Working Group

Clearwater Project Update Presentation to South Bay Cities COG Infrastructure Working Group

July 19, 2017

On July 19, 2017, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Infrastructure Working Group of South Bay Cities Council of Governments (COG), where public works directors, city managers, and elected officials were present.


Clearwater Project Update Presentation to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

Clearwater Project Update Presentation to Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council

June 19, 2017

On June 19, 2017, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council, where members of the public were present.


Clearwater Project Update Presentation to RPV Council of Homeowner Associations

Clearwater Project Update Presentation to RPV Council of Homeowner Associations

June 14, 2017

On June 14, 2017, the Sanitation Districts provided an update on the Clearwater Project to the Rancho Palos Verdes Council of Homeowner Associations (CHOA). CHOA Board Members, elected officials and members of the public were present.


Prequalification for Construction Contractor

Prequalification for Construction Contractors

April 10, 2017

On April 10, 2017, the Sanitation Districts completed a prequalification process for potential contractors for the Clearwater Project. Eight firms passed the pre-qualification process:

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