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Central Basin Board Directors Robert Apodaca and Arturo Chacon Sworn Into Office

Commerce, CA –Central Basin Municipal Water District Board Members Robert Apodaca and Arturo Chacon were sworn into office on Friday, December 5, 2014. They were joined by family, dignitaries and community stakeholders. Director Apodaca was installed to serve his fifth term and Director Chacon was installed to serve his third term on the Central Basin Board of Directors.

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Central Basin Thanksgiving Sponsorship

Each year, the Central Basin Board of Directors partner with various community based organizations to provide sponsorships for Thanksgiving food donations. This year, we are happy to share that four organizations, including: the Maywood Chamber of Commerce, the City of Whittier, the Norwalk United Methodist Church, and PTA Helps in Downey, will be receiving a sponsorship to help purchase food for families in need.

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City of Downey Hosts First Water Symposium

On Wednesday, November 19, the City of Downey hosted their very first Water Symposium! Central Basin was on hand as the event kicked off critical water-related conversations. Over 30 participants received an update from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California on the drought conditions and information on regional conservation programs.

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Central Basin Board Directors Select Kevin Hunt to Serve as Interim General Manager

Commerce, CA – The Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors has selected Mr. Kevin Hunt to serve as the District’s Interim General Manager. Mr. Hunt is a registered civil engineer and brings over 40 years of distinguished professional experience, including having served as General Manager for the Municipal Water District of Orange County (MWDOC).

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Central Basin Announces the Completion of the Department of Energy Grant

Commerce, CA – The Central Basin Municipal Water District is pleased to announce that it has completed the Water and Energy Emergency End Use Demand Management Measure Project, a $2 million grant the District was awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The grant project made history by bridging the water and energy conservation nexus.