Water Code Section 60233 requires the establishment of a budget advisory committee (BAC) for purposes of reviewing the Water Replenishment District of Southern California’s (WRD) proposed replenishment assessment and operating budget, including reserve funds maintained by the District. The BAC consists of seven (7) members who serve a four (4)-year term and who are elected from among representatives of producers who are owners or operators of groundwater producing facilities who are subject to the replenishment assessment pursuant to Section 60317.
The membership of the BAC is composed as follows:
(A) Two members shall be elected by vote of entities with an annual pumping allocation of less than 5,000 acre-feet (AF) (Category A).
(B) Two members shall be elected by vote of entities with an annual pumping allocation of at least 5,000 acre-feet but less than 10,000 acre-feet (Category B).
(C) Three members shall be elected by vote of entities with an annual pumping allocation of 10,000 acre-feet or greater (Category C).
The results of the most recent elections are listed here.
January 18, 2018
Category A – Less than 5,000 acre-feet of production
1. City of Lomita
2. Liberty Utilities
Category B – Between 5,000 and 10,000 acre-feet of production
1. City of Lakewood
2. City of Torrance
Category C – Over 10,000 acre-feet of production
1. California Water Services
2. Long Beach Water Department
3. City of Los Angeles