RPV Community Update Newsletter, January 12, 2024

RPV Community Update Center Water News for You, January 12, 2024

Happy New Year!

Water main in SeaviewWe hope you and your loved ones had a happy holiday season and new year, and we look forward to bringing you more news you can use in 2024.

Seaview Water Mains Installed, PBCA Main Installation Pending Materials

The new water main along Dauntless Drive and the short sections of Admirable and Exultant Drives are all now installed and in service! Thank you to our neighbors in this part of Seaview for your patience during the construction and testing process. We are now in the design phase to replace the remaining water main west of Schooner Drive in Seaview.

Installation for the above-ground water main on Clovetree Place at Cinnamon Lane in the Portuguese Bend Community Association will begin when materials arrive, which we expect to be in February. The water main design has been finalized and approved.

Flume Still Offering Real-Time Water-Use Monitoring at Steep Discount

Get Flume 2 for only $49! Save money. Save water. Save the planet.Through Cal Water’s partnership with Flume, a smart home water monitoring company, Rancho Palos Verdes customers can purchase a real-time water-use monitoring device from Flume at 75% off the retail price. These devices attach to your water meter to help you track water usage and detect potential water leaks on your property.

Flume is currently offering the Flume 2 endpoint to our customers for $49 plus tax and shipping, a savings of $150 off the regular price of $199. Learn more and purchase with this instant rebate at flumewater.com/calwater.

Earthquake Provides Reminder to Refresh Emergency Preparedness Kits

With the New Year’s Day earthquake centered near Rancho Palos Verdes fresh in our minds, now is a good time to update your emergency preparedness kit—or put one together if you don’t already have one. Here are some items to consider including in your kit:

  • Photocopies of important ID/bank/property records
  • A small amount of cash
  • Medical necessities
  • Food & supplies for your pets
  • Food and water for at least three days (one gallon per day per person)
  • Cooking necessities
  • Portable radio
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • First-aid kit
  • Whistle
  • Extra clothing
  • Pliers or wrench to turn off utilities
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Blankets
  • Fire extinguisher

For a more comprehensive list, along with details about stored water and other tips, visit: the emergency preparedness page.