Converting yards into drought-resistant landscapes is one of the most effective steps homeowners can take to save water, according to the Water Replenishment District, which is now offering several free water-wise “eco-gardener” classes to help residents save water and improve their gardens.
Robb Whitaker, general manager for the Water Replenishment District (WRD), has been tapped as this year’s recipient of the Recycled Water Advocate of the Year award from the California Section of the WateReuse Association.
Construction and landscaping are underway on a small passive park in the 6th District that will be part of a bicycle pathway that leads south toward Orange Avenue.
By CJ Dablo Staff Writer At Tuesday night’s Signal Hill Council meeting, a candidate for Council challenged the value of keeping the City’s water department, arguing that the City could purchase higher-quality water from Long Beach.
By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Hearing a panel of experts heavily weighing in on both sides of the proposed ordinance to ban plastic grocery bags in Long Beach, residents who attended 5th District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske’s town hall meeting at the Long Beach Water Treatment Plant, 2950 Redondo Ave., on Saturday, Jan. 29 were split…
The Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) is encouraging residents to save money on their water bills over the holidays by turning off their sprinkler systems while several large storm systems make their way through the Long Beach area.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Imagine waves rising as high as six feet and water so clean you can see the ocean floor at four feet deep. Imagine surfers and tourists flocking to Long Beach to enjoy the pleasures on an almost pristine coast. As far-fetched as that might sound today, those scenes could be…
The Conservation Corps of Long Beach (CCLB) opened doors last Friday afternoon to its new Environmental Education Center at 3251 E. 19th St. in Signal Hill.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Both wells that supply water for the City of Signal Hill have been shut down for repairs.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer As the population of Southern California continues to grow and the cost of imported water continues to rise, maintaining an adequate supply of locally produced groundwater becomes more and more critical.
The DeForest Wetlands Restoration secured the last piece of funding needed to complete the project when the Board of the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy (RMC) authorized a $1 million grant in September. The grant secures the total project funding of $7 million required to restore the 34-acre flood-detention basin…
The Port of Long Beach is seeking applicants for a new $5-million community grant program designed to help medical centers, senior facilities and health organizations improve health by limiting exposure to air pollution and increasing health awareness in areas of Long Beach closest to the Port and its trade corridors.
Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster received the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s (SCAQMD) S. Roy Wilson Memorial Award for Leadership in Government during the organization’s 22nd Annual Clean Air Awards last Friday.
By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Last week, the Signal Tribune reported on a lawsuit filed by the cities of Downey, Cerritos and Signal Hill against the Water Replenishment District (WRD).
The Rose Park Neighborhood Association is seeking sponsors for its Rose Park Heritage Walk. Engraved bricks will be placed in the park walkways, and proceeds will benefit work that beautifies, enhances and sustains Rose Park, such as landscaping, repairs and community events.