Community Benefits

Community Benefits

Community Benefits Let’s provide the framework and mechanism to support all 88 cities as they grapple with the connected issues of water supply and pollution. Given the vast economic and policy disparities across the county, a region-wide water planning, funding and support system is crucial to secure our water future in cities big and small.   Let’s create locally-sourced, clean…

Environmental Benefits

Environmental Benefits

Environmental Benefits Let’s be responsible stewards for the environment. Given increases in extreme weather and our boom-and-bust state water cycle, we can no longer afford to kick our water supply issues down the road for future generations to solve. Importing water to Los Angeles requires enormous amounts of energy. Moving water south over the Tehachapi is the single largest user…

Economical Benefits

Economical Benefits

Economical Benefits Let’s help secure a water future for Greater Los Angeles that is reliable and cost effective. Given that we import roughly 70% of our water, LA can’t take supply for granted. We need to do a better job of sourcing water locally – capturing and reusing the water we currently have.   Let’s save taxpayer dollars by NOT…

Health Benefits

Health Benefits

Health Benefits Let’s create greener neighborhoods that mitigate heat-island effect and other health-related outcomes associated with climate change. Multi-benefit stormwater capture projects can create new green spaces, which can cool urban areas and prevent dangerously hot conditions. During extreme heat events, 5% more Angelenos die than on cooler days. Increased heat also increases smog formation and demand for extra electricity.…

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