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  • Assessing the effectiveness of drywells as tools for stormwater management and aquifer recharge and their groundwater contamination potential

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    Assessing the effectiveness of drywells as tools for stormwater management and aquifer recharge and their groundwater contamination potential

    Science Direct | May 24, 2016...
    Summary

    Drywells are gravity-fed, excavated pits with perforated casings used to facilitate stormwater infiltration and groundwater recharge in areas where drainage and diversion of...

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  • Clean Water, Clean Beaches Water Quality Funding Measure*

    Clean Water, Clean Beaches Water Quality Funding Measure*

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Los Angeles County Flood Control District | September 21, 2012...
    Summary

    The Problem: Stormwater and runoff rushes down the street, picking up trash and toxic pollutants. On a rainy day, over 10 billion gallons...

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  • Estimating Monetized Benefits of Groundwater Recharge from Stormwater Retention Practices

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    Estimating Monetized Benefits of Groundwater Recharge from Stormwater Retention Practices

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) | February 4, 2016...
    Summary

    Stormwater impacts from development have been documented extensively in peer-reviewed literature and summarized in the National Research Council’s report titled Urban Stormwater Management...

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  • LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles City-Wide Overview

    LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles City-Wide Overview

    UCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | February 1, 2018...
    Summary

    This report assesses the potential to improve water quality standards while integrating complementary One Water Management practices that can increase potential local water...

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    LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles River Watershed

    LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles River Watershed

    UCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | September 1, 2017...
    Summary

    The LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles River Watershed report explores the potential to improve water quality standards while integrating complementary One Water...

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  • LADWP Stormwater Capture Master Plan

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    LADWP Stormwater Capture Master Plan

    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) | October 5, 2015...
    Summary

    To ensure a safe and reliable water supply for future generations of Angelenos, one of the City’s key strategies is to increase the...

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  • Los Angeles Basin Study

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    Los Angeles Basin Study

    U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) | November 1, 2016...
    Summary

    Changing demographics, climate change, and competing interests for available water supplies all present long-term risks to the stability and reliability of the region’s...

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  • Los Angeles Sustainable Water Project: Ballona Creek Watershed

    Los Angeles Sustainable Water Project: Ballona Creek Watershed

    UCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | November 1, 2015...
    Summary

    Implementing integrated water management systems (IWM) that incorporate all components of the urban water cycle, including imported water, local groundwater, captured stormwater, greywater, and treated...

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  • Safe Clean Water Water for Los Angeles County Residents

    Safe Clean Water Water for Los Angeles County Residents

    Los Angeles County Department of Public Works | November 7, 2017...
    Summary

    We live in a water-scarce area, and forces outside of our control can threaten our local water resources, including lakes, rivers and beaches. LA...

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  • Storm rainfall conditions for floods and debris flows from recently burned areas in southwestern Colorado and southern California

    Storm rainfall conditions for floods and debris flows from recently burned areas in southwestern Colorado and southern California

    Geomorphology, Elsevier | April 15, 2008...
    Summary

    Debris flows generated during rain storms on recently burned areas have destroyed lives and property throughout the Western U.S. Field evidence indicate that...

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