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Paul Blanco Elected President of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners

LONG BEACH, CA – Effective October 1, 2009, Mr. Paul C. Blanco will serve as the new President of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Mr. Blanco was elected President by a unanimous vote of his fellow Water Commissioners at the September 17th meeting of the Board of Water Commissioners held at the Brennan S. Thomas Water Administration Building. Commissioner Blanco was appointed to the Board of Water Commissioners by Mayor Bob Foster in July 2007.

Long Beach Finishes Fiscal Year with Record Low Number of Main Breaks

26 main breaks occurred in Long Beach during the past 12 months, the lowest annual total ever for the City; coincides with record high levels of water conservation

Rain Coming to Long Beach; Sprinklers Should be Turned Off

Three day rainstorm expected to arrive as early as this afternoon. Water officials call on customers to turn off sprinkler systems for remainder of the week

Long Beach to Receive $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Seawater Desalination and Recycled Water Projects

WASHINGTON DC – Yesterday, the United States Senate voted to approve the $33.5 Billion FY 10 Energy & Water Appropriations Conference Report, which funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Interior, including the Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy and several independent Agencies.

Long Beach High School Students Get Ready to Rock Out with Water Conservation Songs

50 Wilson High School students have formed bands and will perform water conservation themed songs at rock festival on Saturday, November 21

Long Beach Water Department Unveils Newly Designed Website

LONG BEACH, CA – Today, the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) revealed a fresh, new look for its website, The new website is called Long Beach 90H20.