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LID Handbook Adoption at Board of Public Works

Dear Clean Water Supporter: We are pleased to announce that on July 1, 2011, the City of Los Angeles’ Board of Public Works adopted the 4th Edition of the Development Best Management Practices Handbook – Part B: Planning Activities, which incorporates Low Impact Development (LID) principles and strategies. The Bureau of Sanitation is working with the…

Agenda Available for LID Meeting on Friday, July 1

Dear Clean Water Supporter: The 4th Edition of the Development Best Management Practices Handbook – Part B: Planning Activities (4th Edition) will be considered for approval on Friday, July 1, 2011 by the Board of Public Works. The meeting’s agenda is now available online. Agenda Item #2 will be an oral report by the Bureau of…

LID Handbook at Board of Public Works on Friday, July 1

 Dear Clean Water Supporter, The Bureau of Sanitation is pleased to announce that the 4th Edition of the Development Best Management Practices Handbook – Part B: Planning Activities (4th Edition) will be considered for approval by the Board of Public Works on Friday, July 1, 2011. The 4th Edition incorporates Low Impact Development (LID) principlesand strategies that…

New Edition of LID Handbook Released

Dear Clean Water Supporter: The Bureau of Sanitation is pleased to present the 4th Edition of the  Development Best Management Practices Handbook – Part B: Planning Activities. The 4th Edition incorporates Low Impact Development (LID) principals and strategies that will assist developers in meeting the requirements of the pending LID Ordinance and is presented in…

LID Ordinance Stakeholder Meeting on May 5

Dear Clean Water Supporter: Much has happened since our last LID stakeholder meeting in January. Our City staff has begun working with the City Attorney’s Office on finalizing the language of the Ordinance and we’ve retained Geosyntec Consultants to assist us with the preparation of the LID Technical Handbook.   With work on both fronts…

The Lowdown on LA’s Low Impact Development

If you visited the LA Stormwater blog in recent weeks, you would have likely noticed postings on the Low Impact Development Ordinance (LID). In late 2009, the City of Los Angeles proposed a LID Ordinance, which would dramatically improve water quality in our city by incorporating LID strategies into the City’s already-existing stormwater requirements for…

Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance and Handbook Update

Legislative action, meetings, committees selected – we have a lot to update you on regarding the City of Los Angeles Low Impact Development Ordinance and its related handbook. Here is what’s going on: Mayor’s Office Completes Review of LID Ordinance We’re pleased to report that the Mayor’s office has completed its review of the proposed…

April Showers Bring . . . A New Frame of Mind – A Message from the Stormwater Program Manager

How often have we heard the adage that April showers bring May flowers? This year in Los Angeles, April showers are bringing a new frame of mind as well. More and more Angelenos are viewing rainwater as a resource to be captured and used, instead of a liability to be diverted into our storm drain…

Be a Part of Putting Together the City’s LID Handbook!

The City of LA’s Low Impact Development (LID) ordinance is moving forward and the Bureau of Sanitation wants to make sure its landmark LID guidelines will best serve our community. In a unique and transparent effort, the LA Stormwater Program will be coordinating the efforts of public officials, stakeholders, private industry and the general citizenry…

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…

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