Revitalization Plan for Lower LA River Misses Opportunity for Watershed-Level Changes

LA Waterkeeper Highlights Draft Proposal’s Room for Improvement Contact: Sharon Licht, sharon@lawaterkeeper.org, (310) 394-6162 x108 LOS ANGELES (December 12, 2017) —Last Thursday, the Lower LA River Working Group released its Draft Revitalization […]

My Journey into Stormwater Capture

I’m Hannah, and I recently began my positon as a Climate Corps AmeriCorps Fellow with Los Angeles Waterkeeper. Throughout college, I conducted ethnographic research focusing on the environmental needs of various communities. […]

Environmental watchdog brings constitutional challenge to enhance region’s water supply

Los Angeles Waterkeeper files lawsuit seeking to expand the use of purified wastewater Media Contact: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, (o) 310-394-6162 x100 (c) 619-851-9997 LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2017)—Yesterday, Los Angeles Waterkeeper […]

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 […]

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