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Lawn to Garden Incentive Increase

April 12, 2013

The Long Beach Water Department increased its Lawn to Garden Incentive to $3.00 per square foot of grass removed. People that are interested in applying for the program should visit

Long Beach/Lakewood Water Purchase Agreement Press Release

January 30, 2013

LONG BEACH, CA – Yesterday, the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) began taking the first round of water deliveries from the City of Lakewood as part of an innovative 5-year deal that is expected to save the Water Department approximately $20 to $50 thousand per month over the next 5 years.

New Commissioner Press Release

October 17, 2012

Yesterday, the Long Beach City Council voted unanimously to confirm long-time Long Beach resident Harry Saltzgaver as the newest member of the Long Beach Board of Water Commissioners. Mr. Saltzgaver, who was appointed to the position by Mayor Bob Foster, replaces former Commissioner Bill Townsend, who recently moved out of the city and was no longer eligible to serve on the Commission. Mr. Saltzgaver becomes the 60th Long Beach citizen to serve on the Board.