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What is a ‘Joint Power Authority’

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The South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) is a joint powers authority of 16 cities and the County of Los Angeles that share the goal of maximizing the quality of life and productivity of our area.  They can also function on behalf of the cities they represent, without telling said city what they are […]


The Growing Global Water Footprint

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The average American lifestyle requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Fresh water consumption has doubled since World War II and is expected to rise 25% by 2030. All of this water use takes a toll on the planet and can create water scarcity which effects up to 2.8 billion people around the world at […]


Metropolitan Water District expands drought relief incentives to homeowners and commercial businesses

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In response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s request to ration water, during this historic drought, turf installation is being introduced as a viable alternative to residents and commercial businesses.  Elected officials in Orange County, along with actor Edward James Olmos, presented the benefits of converting natural grass to turf, at an April press conference. Olmos […]


FREE High Efficiency Toilet Exchange in Inglewood

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Have you been thinking about getting a new, high efficiency toilet? West Basin Municipal Water District and Director Gloria Gray invite


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