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Entries Tagged as 'Environment'

Eco-gardener workshops help convert yards into drought-resistant landscapes

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment

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.

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WRD manager recognized for innovative water reuse, replenishment projects

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment

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.

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Park place

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment

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.

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At Signal Hill City Council meeting, candidate challenges retention of water department

February 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment, News

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.

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Town hall meeting presents split opinions on plastic bag ban

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment, News

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 […]

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