A Constitutional Victory and a Major Step Towards Water Independence

By: Bruce Reznik The days are numbered for the environmentally disastrous and economically costly practice of ‘pump-and-dump’, which has defined California’s water planning for more than a century. LA Waterkeeper (LAW) just won a historic court victory against […]

Ecologist: Victory for defenders of Californian waterways

Marianne Brooker | 26th September 2019 Ruling requires state compliance with the Clean Water Act. A coalition of river and coastal defenders have won a major victory against the State Water Resources […]

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Stormwater Capture in Action

by Hannah Sands In my previous post, I explained that stormwater runoff is the number one source of ocean pollution. This time, I will introduce how stormwater capture projects can not only […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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