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Go Green Lomita! is the City of Lomita's official website for environmental programs and information.

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Upcoming Events

Weather-Based Irrigation Controller (WBIC) Exchange - Malibu

October 1, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

West Basin Municipal Water District customers who possess a manually programmable irrigation controller will receive a free water-efficient controller.

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Smart Gardening Workshop - Malibu

October 1, 9:30 – 11 am

"Learn about organic gardening, landscaping with dynamic drought-tolerant plants, and stopping bugs without pesticides."

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California Friendly Landscape Training - Topanga

October 8, 10:30am – 1:30 pm

Learn about about California native plants, rainwater capture, on-site water retention, water-efficient irrigation devices, and more.

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News

Drought Emergency!!!

2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California, and current conditions suggest no change is in sight for 2015.

On July 15, 2014 the State Water Resources (State Water Board) approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, customers, and state residents conserve water or face possible fines or legal actions.

The emergency regulations prohibit each of the following, except where necessary to address an immediate health or safety need or to comply with a term or condition in a permit issued by a state or federal agency:

  • The application of potable water to any driveway or sidewalk.
  • Using potable water to water outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff to adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, private and public walkways, roadways, parking lots or structures.
  • Using a hose that dispenses potable water to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated.  Recycled water is not mandated, but encouraged for fountain use.

Remember in the City of Lomita:

  • You may only water your lawn between 8 pm and 10 am.
  • Sidewalks, driveways and other non-pervious areas may not be hosed down for cleaning.

Click here for information on water-efficient irrigation.

The State of California' official drought information website is www.saveourh2o.org/

Click here to learn other easy ways to reduce your water consumption.

Battery recycling now available at City Hall

Did you know it is unsafe and illegal to throw your old batteries in the trash? Lomita now offers convenient recycling for household batteries and portable electronic devices (i.e. cell phones and mp3 players).  Just drop your batteries or devices in the bin inside City Hall.