By: Agustin Cabrera, LAANE Last week, Long Beach community leaders and members of the OurWaterLA coalition came together for a tour of the Dominguez Gap Wetlands to learn more about the benefits of stormwater projects in Los Angeles County. Our partners at Friends of the Los Angeles River led us on a beautiful, brisk walk down the wetlands to learn…
The Los Angeles Times quoted Deborah Weinstein Bloome, senior policy director at TreePeople in a story about the county’s efforts to capture stormwater in the future.
KPCC reports on how the Los Angeles County Department of Water and Power plans to handle the record melting snowpack which is producing more runoff water than the Owens River watershed can handle.
KPCC featured Heal the Bay’s 2016-2017 Beach Report Card which ranked the state’s beaches based on how much harmful bacteria was found in the water from April 2016 through March. The report highlights this year’s storms and the impact they had on beach water quality, emphasizing the need for infrastructure to reuse polluted water instead of letting it flow out into the sea.