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State agency takes step to eliminate troubled water district

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A state commission voted July 11 to begin the process of dissolving the Sativa Water District, which has come under fire in recent months for delivering brown water to customers in Compton and Willowbrook. The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) voted unanimously in favor of eliminating the district, after Read More…

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Central Basin moves forward with whistle-blower lawsuit

COMMERCE — The Central Basin Municipal Water District’s board of directors’ three new members weighed in on a whistle-blower lawsuit filed by director Leticia Vasquez for the first time on June 25. The new members took office in February in accordance with state legislation authored by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, increasing the number of board Read More…