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Whittier Narrows Dam is ‘structurally unsafe’

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has determined that the 60-year-old Whittier Narrows Dam is structurally unsafe and poses a potentially catastrophic risk to the working-class communities along the San Gabriel River floodplain. With the retrofit not likely to begin until 2021, according to a Corps spokesman, Los Angeles County and municipal Read More…

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Water agency shares plans for wastewater recycling facility

PICO RIVERA — More than 75 residents reviewed a Water Replenishment District of Southern California plan June 6 to build a major wastewater recycling facility in the city and suggested ways to make the project aesthetically pleasing and a venue for education programs and community events. The state-of-the-art recycling facility on a 5.2-acre site at Read More…