Archive for September, 2009

2009 Stormwater Mitigation Handbook for LA Builders and Developers

The City of Los Angeles recently produced a new Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Plan (SUSMP) handbook entitled How to Build Protection for Mother Nature Into Your Project for local designers and developers. To view or download the handbook, click here. Depending on the type of project, either a Standard Urban Stormwater Mitigation Plan (SUSMP) or…

Two Important Stormwater Update Meetings Next Week

1) PROPOSITION “O” GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS CITIZENS OVERSIGHT ADVISORYCOMMITTEE (COAC) SPECIAL MEETING Tuesday, September 29, 2009 1 p.m. ECHO PARK RECREATION CENTER 1632 Bellevue Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90026 Contact: Mark Tullai – (213) 473-7567 http://ens.lacity.org/cao/propocitizencom/caopropocitizencom235662658_092=20 2) TEMESCAL CANYON STORMWATER PROJECT UPDATE Thursday, October 1, 2009 6 p.m. – 8p.m. PALISADE BRANCH LIBRARY 861 Alma…

Coastal Cleanup Day This Saturday at Locations Throughout LA County

Be a part of the largest volunteer day on the planet on Coastal Cleanup Day! Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009 Time: 9 am – 12 noon Who: You + 12,000 other volunteers! Where: Over 60 locations in L.A. County Supplies: All cleanup supplies are provided – bags, gloves, data card, pencil, etc. How to volunteer:…

Low Flow Diversion Projects Throughout LA Get Upgrades and Good Grades

Starting in October, five low-flow diversion (LFD) structures located along Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades will be simultaneously upgraded. Approximately $30 million from Prop O funds will be spent for the upgrades, which will allow the structures to operate year-round during dry weather, as well as for the installment of a new sewer line.…

September 17th: Scoping Meeting for Machado Lake

The Machado Lake Ecosystem Rehabilitation project needs the support of the community to meet the goals of clean water, wildlife improvements, and healthy parks for Los Angeles. Please come join us and participate in a scoping meeting: Thursday, September 17 6:30 – 8:30 pm Kaiser Permanente Hospital Conference Room and Education Center Located on Normandie…

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