Water Pipeline Upgrade Completed to Improve Water System Reliability in Carson
TORRANCE, Calif. — As part of the its commitment to ensuring customers and firefighters continue to have safe, reliable water service for their everyday and emergency needs, California Water Service (Cal Water) has completed a water infrastructure improvement project in east Carson.
The project, which began in June, included the installation of 3,850 feet of new 8-inch PVC water main. Crews also installed six new fire hydrants to improve access for firefighters. Installation took place on East Dominguez Street, South Baltic Avenue, South Caspian Avenue, South Adriatic Avenue, and East Van Buren Street.
"We are committed to delivering a reliable supply of safe, high-quality water to our customers, both now and for years to come," said District Manager Dan Armendariz. "By replacing aging infrastructure before problems arise, we are able to ensure our customers have water around the clock and that firefighters have access to water when they need it most."
Cal Water serves approximately 313,400 people through 87,900 service connections in its Rancho Dominguez District and another 44,600 people through an operations and maintenance contract with the City of Hawthorne. Company-wide, Cal Water serves about 2 million people through 489,600 service connections in California. The utility has provided water service in the area since 1927. Additional information may be obtained online at www.calwater.com.