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County takes steps to fix infrastructure in Sativa Water District

COMPTON — After decades of neglect by its previous operator, the water system serving some 6,800 residents of Compton and Willowbrook will receive a deep cleaning and emergency tie-in to a neighboring water district. The work is being carried out over the summer by the Sativa Water System’s current administrator, Los Angeles County Public Works, Read More…

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Legislation allows state takeover of Sativa Water

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer COMPTON — A state administrator will assume control of the Sativa Los Angeles County Water District following widespread complaints from residents of dirty, dark and musky water flowing from their faucets –– complaints that ignited a statewide investigation and attempts to eliminate the Sativa district. The interim administrator, who is Read More…