Lead Story West Edition

Sativa Water District now under county management

By Dennis J. Freeman Contributing Writer COMPTON — Martha Barajas, a longtime Compton resident, has been leading the charge for Sativa Water District to be disbanded altogether for the district’s practice of delivering unsafe water to its customers. On Nov. 1 she got her wish when County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, state Sen. Steve Bradford and Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

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…