By Greentech Lead Team: California American Water,
a wholly owned subsidiary ofAmerican Water, announced the completion of a
$2.8-million dollar water main replacement project throughout its Los
Angeles County service district. The company has upgraded 13,300 feet of water distribution
mains in the cities of Bradbury, Duarte and the Baldwin Hills area in
unincorporated Los Angeles County.
The completed project is part of the company’s ongoing
infrastructure investment program of replacing aging pipes and other system
improvements necessary to ensure quality, reliable water service for
about a penny per gallon.
California American Water’s Los
Angeles County service district includes approximately 28,000 households and
businesses and serves a population of about 100,000 people in the cities of
Bradbury, Duarte, El Monte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San
Marino and Temple City, as well as unincorporated portions of Los Angeles
County and the Baldwin Hills area.
Recently, American Water received a
research grant from the WateReuse Research Foundation to develop best
management practices to control health risks and other issues associated with
storage and distribution of reclaimed water.