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Girl Scout Troop 663 is pictured following a presentation of their water conservation project to the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Front Row (1. to r.) Michaela Hale, Gracie Cain, Juliana Babore, Lauryn Zwerner, Lauren Parry, Saylor Little, Maddie Mester, Grace Pickard, Paige Zwerner, Ruby Mayo, Olivia Byrne, and Avery Paz.
The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners declared a Stage 2 Water Supply Shortage Monday that will put into effect a two-day per week landscape watering schedule year-round. The Board’s action moves the Conservation and Water Supply Shortage Plan up from the first-ever Stage 1 Shortage declared in November of last year.
The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners approved a new program Thursday for the first one hundred Long Beach residents to sign up to receive a free smart water meter installation. Smart meters help customers track their daily water consumption through a secure website.
The Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners declared a Stage 1 Water Supply Shortage Thursday that will put into effect a two-day per week landscape watering schedule on Mondays and Thursdays until the end of March 2015. Three-day per week landscape watering will resume in the summer months from April 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2015.
Last Thursday, the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted to increase the amount of funding that Long Beach residents and businesses are eligible to receive for replacing their grass lawns with drought-tolerant landscapes through the Long Beach Water Department’s Lawn to Garden (L2G) Program.
Today, the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted unanimously to declare an Imminent Water Supply Shortage for the City of Long Beach. The declaration is a preemptive action taken to strengthen the reliability of the city’s water supply in the midst of a looming statewide water shortage.
Harry Saltzgaver newly elected President of Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners.
Last week at a specially held Board meeting, the five members of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners voted unanimously to elect Harry Saltzgaver as the Board’s next President.
On Monday, the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) began taking the first round of water deliveries from the City of Lakewood as part of an innovative 5-year deal that is expected to save the Water Department approximately $20 to $50 thousand per month over the next 5 years.
Yesterday, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to confirm long-time Long Beach resident Harry Saltzgaver as the newest member of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners . Mr. Saltzgaver, who was appointed to the position by Mayor Bob Foster, replaces former Commissioner Bill Townsend, who recently moved out of the city and was no longer eligible to serve on the Commission.