(WESTERVILLE, OH — September 29, 2011) The Water
Replenishment District of Southern California has received a National Ground
Water Association Outstanding Ground Water Project Award for outstanding
science, engineering, and contractor innovation in the area of protecting
WRD manages groundwater replenishment and water quality
activities for the Central and West Coast Basins in Southern Los Angeles County.
Its mission is to protect and preserve high-quality groundwater through
innovative, cost-effective, and environmentally sensitive management practices.
The NGWA Ground Water Protection Award is in recognition of
WRD’s multiphase Regional Groundwater Monitoring Program, which from 1973 to
present has, with increasing sophistication and accuracy, tracked water levels
and water quality to ensure the usability of the area groundwater reservoir.
“The progressive policies and insight that WRD has fostered
puts the District and its stakeholders decades ahead of the curve in building a
groundwater monitoring database which can be utilized for proactive basin
management,” wrote City of Cudahy Mayor Josue Barrios.
This award will be presented at the 2011 NGWA Ground Water
Expo and Annual Meeting November 30 in Las Vegas.
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and
international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers,
suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater
knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that
advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.
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