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First-Ever Blog from a California Water District launched by Central Basin

By February 24, 2008 March 25th, 2008 No Comments

Commerce, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–February 22, 2008–Central Basin Municipal Water District has launched what may be the first blog ever offered by a water district, providing first-hand insights into the highly political and ever-changing California water industry.

Central Basin’s blog, the “Water Cooler,” is a public online journal of information and ideas viewable at http://www.centralbasin.org. Just a few weeks old, the blog is already gaining significant popularity, averaging over 300 hits daily.

“A few years ago, I don’t think many people in the industry, myself included, imagined we would be venturing into the world of blogging to provide reliable, up-to-the-minute water news,” said Central Basin’s General Manager, Art Aguilar. “However, with changing times comes new and improved ways to reach our growing community — a community that is increasingly found online.”

From the California water crisis to available scholarships and community programs, the blog allows Central Basin staff to directly communicate with a range of audiences, particularly the cities, water utilities and residents within its service area. But they’re not the only ones you’ll hear from.

“One of the best parts is that you won’t just be hearing from us,” said Aguilar. “We’ve recruited many other top water experts to share their stories, news and events with our online community.”

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, the Long Beach Water Department, members of the California Urban Water Conservation Council (CUWCC) and several LA County cities have already expressed interest in contributing to the Water Cooler.

To view the Water Cooler, or for more information about Central Basin Municipal Water District and the communities it serves, please visit http://www.centralbasin.org

CONTACT
Central Basin Municipal Water District
Valerie Howard
323-201-5552

Danay Escanaverino

Danay Escanaverino

Danay Escanaverino is a Latina entrepreneur, mom, avid traveler, tech geek, history buff, blogger and ADHD poster child She is CEO of LunaSol Media and Founder of #LatinaMeetup . Follow her on Instagram , Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

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