The City of Paramount has been awarded a $891,984 grant from the Los Angeles County Safe, Clean Water (SCW) Program to design the Spane Park Stormwater Capture Project. Funding for the construction of the project is still being procured, and the project is merely in the design phase.
City of Paramount Declares Implementation of Stage 2 of Water Shortage Contingency Plan
On June 8, 2022, Paramount City Council approved the implementation of Stage 2 of the City’s Water Shortage Contingency Plan, which requires additional prohibited measures to be put in effect.
MWD Offers Rebates for Residential Turf Replacement
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California offers a Turf Replacement Program for homeowners to replace their existing lawn with drought-tolerant landscaping. Not only do grass lawns require heavy maintenance expenses, they also cause rainwater runoff, which decreases groundwater supply and water conservation. The program offers a rebate of $2 or more per square […]
Paramount Proactively Analyzing PFAS Treatment Options
The City of Paramount is assessing options for treating water for the removal of manmade chemicals known as “PFAS,” following the detection of minuscule amounts of PFAS in Water Well 14 in February 2020.
PFOS Detected in Water Well 14
PFOS above notification level established by the California Water Board detected in water well 14 in the City of Paramount.
Water Quality in Paramount
The City of Paramount has released a video going over water quality in Paramount.
Paramount Water Quality Remains Compliant After Two Years of Testing
Backed by 22 consecutive rounds of testing with low results, the City has made the decision to discontinue its monthly testing.
Paramount Honored for Sustainability Efforts
The City of Paramount was awarded the Silver-Level Sustainability Best Practices Beacon Spotlight Award at the League of California Cities Annual Conference and Expo on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
Summary of SCAQMD Rules Relevant to Paramount Facilities
The City of Paramount has been closely tracking a handful of rules relevant to addressing and lowering hexavalent chromium emissions. Rules 1426, 1469, and 1480 are in the process of being updated and amended to ensure best overall community health.
Residents Gain Tips and Information on a Sustainable Future
The City of Paramount held its first annual “Sustainable Paramount” Eco-Fair at the Civic Center on March 24, 2018.