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February 27, 2003
Darleene Barrientos Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) has announced an additional $900,000 in federal funds has been secured for a study on removing chromium 6 from city wells. The city is exploring a three-step program to remove trace levels of chromium 6 from water. The program includes research, a pilot facility to test technologies and the construction of a demonstration facility to remove the pollutant from water. Last year, Schiff secured $750,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency for the project.
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By Melanie Hicken | October 17, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — Reducing local dependence on imported water, fighting teenage drug use and staying vigilant in the aftermath of the Station fire were top community concerns discussed Thursday at candidate forums for the Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors and Crescenta Valley Town Council. Three incumbents and three challengers are vying for one of three seats on the water board. The election will take place Nov. 3. The board makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects.
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By Melanie Hicken | August 28, 2009
CRESCENTA VALLEY — Six residents have filed to run for one of three seats on the Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors, in what has shaped up to be the largest race in recent years. The Board of Directors makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects for the district. The five directors serve four-year terms staggered between a group of three and two directors each.
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By Melanie Hicken | November 3, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — Six residents will compete for three spots on the Crescenta Valley Water District’s Board of Directors in tonight’s election in the most competitive race in recent years. Incumbent directors typically run unopposed or face only one challenger, officials said, but this year three incumbents and three challengers entered the race. The board makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects.
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June 2, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- Glendale is bringing in a consultant to check out the city's water system. Bucknam & Associates in Costa Mesa will be paid $35,000 to review the financial and physical health of the water system. The study will show if Glendale is following industry practices and is spending enough money to keep up the system. The city's water reserves are considered low because of the lack of rate increases for many years, said Bernie Palk, executive director of Glendale Water & Power.
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April 11, 2002
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) traveled back to the well on behalf of Glendale on Wednesday, when he asked a subcommittee of the House to appropriate an additional $2.25 million to the city for developing chromium 6 removal technologies. The money would build on the $750,000 in federal funding secured by Schiff last year and round out the $6 million Glendale has pledged to contribute to the completing the $9-million project.
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November 9, 2001
Karen S. Kim GLENDALE -- Glendale city officials and federal legislators cemented a partnership Thursday to eradicate chromium 6 and other heavy metals from Glendale's groundwater. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) and U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) secured $750,000 in federal funding to continue Glendale's research on chromium removal technologies. The money is also earmarked for building a pilot treatment plant in Glendale that removes heavy metals like arsenic, lead and chromium 6 from groundwater.
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June 24, 2000
Buck Wargo CENTRAL LIBRARY -- Glendale's use of treated ground water that will soon be coming out of faucets hasn't sparked many concerns with residents. About 50 people, mostly consultants or water industry representatives, attended a public hearing Thursday night to comment on whether the California Department of Health Services should issue a permit allowing the water to be pumped out of wells, treated and used as part of Glendale's drinking water.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 23, 2008
It has been said that desperate times call for desperate measures and recent cuts in water supplies means residents of the greater Crescenta Valley are being asked by folks in the water industry to use some ?extraordinary conservation measures? to battle the impending water shortage. This despite recent water rate hikes and the new tiered rate structure for Crescenta Valley Water District customers. A letter is expected to be mailed out in coming weeks to all Foothill Municipal Water District customers to let customers know of the challenge being faced due to record low hydrologic conditions and the recent federal Delta Smelt ruling that restricts pumping operations.
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August 4, 2001
Gretchen Hoffman LA CRESCENTA -- Advocates say they curb career politicians' use of cash and connections to sway votes. Others say elections are what voters should be using to limit the terms of political fat cats. The debate over term limits has raged from the state Assembly to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and recently surfaced in the Crescenta Valley Water District. The water district serves about 31,000 customers in La Crescenta, Montrose, a small portion of Glendale and the western part of La Canada Flintridge.
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By Melanie Hicken | November 3, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — Six residents will compete for three spots on the Crescenta Valley Water District’s Board of Directors in tonight’s election in the most competitive race in recent years. Incumbent directors typically run unopposed or face only one challenger, officials said, but this year three incumbents and three challengers entered the race. The board makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects.
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By Melanie Hicken | October 17, 2009
LA CRESCENTA — Reducing local dependence on imported water, fighting teenage drug use and staying vigilant in the aftermath of the Station fire were top community concerns discussed Thursday at candidate forums for the Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors and Crescenta Valley Town Council. Three incumbents and three challengers are vying for one of three seats on the water board. The election will take place Nov. 3. The board makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects.
NEWS
By Melanie Hicken | August 28, 2009
CRESCENTA VALLEY — Six residents have filed to run for one of three seats on the Crescenta Valley Water District Board of Directors, in what has shaped up to be the largest race in recent years. The Board of Directors makes policy decisions for the district, voting on everything from water conservation efforts to customer rates and capital improvement projects for the district. The five directors serve four-year terms staggered between a group of three and two directors each.
NEWS
February 27, 2003
Darleene Barrientos Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Glendale) has announced an additional $900,000 in federal funds has been secured for a study on removing chromium 6 from city wells. The city is exploring a three-step program to remove trace levels of chromium 6 from water. The program includes research, a pilot facility to test technologies and the construction of a demonstration facility to remove the pollutant from water. Last year, Schiff secured $750,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency for the project.
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