Lessons from Waterkeepers around the Globe

Author: Watershed Programs Manager, Melissa von Mayrhauser. Contact: melissavm@lawaterkeeper.org How do we do the best job possible to protect Los Angeles County’s watersheds? We learn from fearless watershed protectors from around the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

L.A. County Agrees to Fund $4 Million in Stormwater Projects and Watts Green Street

Settlement with NRDC and LA Waterkeeper will support regional clean water projects and long-standing revitalization efforts in the historic community LOS ANGELES (November 28, 2016) — A judge approved a settlement with […]

Water Stewardship During Storm Season

Attention all pluviophiles: Los Angeles is officially in its rainy season. Really! Here at LA Waterkeeper, we’re eagerly refreshing our weather forecast websites and scanning the clouds, hoping to see some raindrops […]

LAW vs The Water Boards: How to Weaken Water Standards

This blog is the third installment of a series authored by LAW Staff Attorney, Arthur Pugsley. Read the first and the second installment before this one! The Water Boards’ resolutions we are challenging […]

LAW vs. The Water Boards: Latest Battle in a Long War

This blog is the second installment of a series authored by LAW Staff Attorney, Arthur Pugsley. Read the third installment here.   Last time, we explained why Waterkeeper filed suit against the “Site Specific Objectives” […]

LAW vs. The Water Boards: Why We Sued

This blog is the first installment of a series authored by LAW Staff Attorney, Arthur Pugsley. Read the second installment here.  Los Angeles Waterkeeper (LAW) filed suit in Los Angeles on July 18 seeking to overturn […]

FOLAR’s 25th La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River Cleanup

    Friends of the Los Angeles River’s 25th Los Angeles River Cleanup     THREE SATURDAYS of river cleanup Saturday, April 26: Valley sites Saturday, May 3: Glendale Narrows sites Saturday, May 10: […]

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