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WRD's 6th Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Incredible Success













LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) kicked off its 6th Annual Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" Saturday at its headquarters in Lakewood, California, with nearly 3,000 community participants enjoying the festivities and engaging the festival's presenters.



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"WRD is proud to host this successful community event that raises the public's awareness about our most fundamental local public resource – our groundwater," said Albert Robles, WRD's Board President. "As the cost of imported water from the Colorado River and Northern California continue to rise, our reliance on our local groundwater supply becomes even more important in keeping water affordable. And this event helps to highlight the need to protect our precious public resource."

On hand were more than 40 non-profit, federal, state and local government agencies that provided interactive water conservation, environmental and eco-gardening information and lessons. The Aquarium of the Pacific, the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and the Southeast Community Development Center showcased a mobile aquarium, a live starfish exhibit and WRD's award winning ECO Gardener "Design your own Landscape" program.

Mr. Wilbert from Long Beach won this year's WRD Groundwater Festival grand prize, an LG Electronics High Efficiency Front Load Washer.

ABC7 Eyewitness News Reporter Rudabeh Shahbazi served as the 2013 Master of Ceremonies during the WRD Groundwater Ambassador Awards presentation. This year, the WRD Board of Directors presented the award to Congressman Alan Lowenthal for leading the charge to solve of the region's toughest water challenges, increasing water conservation and for his unrelenting efforts to protect and increase our regional groundwater supply.

The WRD Groundwater Festival, "Treasure Beneath Our Feet," coincides with National Groundwater Awareness Week, which runs from March 10 – 16, which recognizes the importance of groundwater as an indispensable and renewable resource across the nation.  Locally, groundwater is vital to south Los Angeles County because it is responsible for providing almost half of the water supply to the region's 4 million residents, which represent 10 percent of the State's population.

The WRD Groundwater Festival event was made possible through the generous financial support of Aquarium of the Pacific, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Golden State Water Company, KABC Eyewitness News, the Metropolitan Water District, Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Starbucks Coffee, West Basin Municipal Water District, Park Water, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, CH2MHill and many more

For more information on WRD and the Groundwater Festival "Treasure Beneath Our Feet" event please visit www.wrd.org.

The Water Replenishment District of Southern California is the regional groundwater management agency that protects and preserves the quantity and quality of groundwater for two of the most utilized urban basins in the State of California. The service area is home to over ten percent of California's population residing in 43 cities in southern Los Angeles County. WRD is governed by a publicly elected Board of Directors which includes Willard H. Murray, Jr., Robert Katherman, Lillian Kawasaki, Sergio Calderon, and Albert Robles

 

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