Jordan Downs Recycled Water System

Los Angeles, California
PO Box 94154
Seattle , WA 98124
Recycled water system serving $1.5B Jordan Downs located in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Jordan Downs is the largest public housing redevelopment in the United States.

Jordan Downs is a $1.5B redevelopment of the Jordan Downs public housing development in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, with an aggressive net-zero energy and water strategy. Puttman is delivering sustainable infrastructure systems through a public-private partnership with the vertical developers (Bridge/Michaels), City of LA, and LA Department of Water and Power. Puttman is the infrastructure development partner for Jordan Downs Community Partners, a partnership between Bridge Housing, Michaels Development, and the Housing Authority of California. As “owner’s representative,” Puttman is responsible for implementing over $150M in infrastructure improvements including streets, utilities, parks and open space, and sustainable infrastructure systems.

Recycled Water System

Sustainable infrastructure systems include district water.  The district water system will collect, treat and reuse wastewater generated from the develop for non-potable purposes, including toilet flushing and irrigation.

Public Private Partnership (P3) Delivery

Puttman will finance, develop, and operate the district water system by establishing a neighborhood-scale recycled water utility, the first of its kind in Los Angeles.

News & Service Updates

  • Utility currently under development