Precedent-Setting Lawsuit Turns LA Water Polluter into Industry Champion

Davis Wire Agrees to Zero Discharge in Settlement with LA Waterkeeper LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2017—On June 30, US District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez issued an order entering the consent decree […]

Smarter Water Town Hall Packs the House in Culver City

Local Water Experts Expose Shortcomings of Proposed Ocean Desalination Plant and Highlight Alternatives LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2017—Culver City residents and other engaged community members convened at the Veterans Memorial Building last […]

Students See Firsthand the Need for Ecological Restoration of our LA River

Authored by Melissa von Mayrhauser, LAW’s Watershed Program Manager What would we like to see for the future of the LA River? Just ask some Aspire High School students from Huntington Park […]

Seizing the Moment with the SuperSucker

Authored by Ian Jacobson, LAW’s Dive Program Manager Winter diving can be tough—and this year was no exception, with all of the storms that drenched LA. Luckily, they brought much-needed rain, but […]

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring! Can We Go Back to Wasting Water?

With the recent torrential downpour (by LA standards) engulfing the southland, one of the most common questions we’ve heard at LA Waterkeeper has been “is the drought over?”. Implicit—and sometimes explicit—in this question […]

Cross-County Community Science: LAW Trains MPA Collaborative Partner at Crystal Cove

LAW has been monitoring LA County’s mainland Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) from our boat since the areas were designated in 2012. Joining the MPA Collaborative network of land-based MPA Watch programs, LAW […]

Saving SoCal’s Last Remaining Wetlands

Restoration Coalition Launches New Website  Los Angeles Waterkeeper is thrilled to announce the launch of a collaborative website that showcases our work with the Wetlands Restoration Principles (WRP) Coalition. The newly minted […]

Dive Team Heads Underwater to Begin its Investigation of Controlling Invasive Species

LA Waterkeeper’s scientific divers plunge into the Palos Verdes Peninsula to survey plots for algae removal LOS ANGELES, November 23, 2016— Today, marine watchdog group Los Angeles Waterkeeper alerts all beachgoers and […]

Back in the Water: LAW Divers Hunt Alien Seaweed

What we’re seeing and how we plan to remove it! Author: Ian Jacobson, Dive Program Coordinator LA Waterkeeper’s Dive Program has had a busy year. We’ve undergone a total transformation—shifting our focus […]

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