Water Quality Compliance Master Plan
In 2009, the City of Los Angeles adopted the Water Quality Compliance Master Plan, a 20-year strategy for clean stormwater and urban runoff to reduce the pollution flowing into local rivers, creeks, lakes and beaches.
By promoting green infrastructure, the WQCMP seeks a broad watershed-based perspective using green and natural solutions to improve water quality and maintain Los Angeles’ compliance with current and emerging watering quality regulations. The master plan:
The WQCMP seeks a broad watershed-based perspective using green and natural solutions to improve Los Angeles water quality.
- Describes the existing status of urban runoff management in Los Angeles and watershed management efforts by Los Angeles and other organizations
- Identifies key issues for the future of urban runoff management
- Provides strategic guidelines for improving the quality of Los Angeles’ rivers, creeks, lakes and ocean
- Identifies opportunities for collaboration among City departments and with non-governmental organizations
- Describes how rainwater can be used beneficially to augment our water supply