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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…

Lead Story West Edition

Officials take steps to solve ‘dirty water’ crisis

COMPTON — Customers of the Sativa Water District, which serves Willowbrook and parts of Compton, are complaining that the water they bathe in, wash their clothes and drink is discolored and getting darker. This week they seem to be getting help from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and their congressional representative. Acting on Read More…