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Lotus Flowers Return To Echo Park For The Holidays

By: Joyce Amaro As the Echo Park Community Parade winds its way through Echo Park this Saturday, parade goers will once again enjoy Lotus flowers on the streets surrounding their community.  Thanks to a community beautification grant from Los Angeles City Council District 13 the bilingual Love Echo Park Lake – Don’t Litter, street light banners…

Coastal Interceptor Relief Sewer Project Update, October 12, 2011

The City of Los Angeles has been working on the Central Interceptor Relief Sewer (CIRS) to provide additional capacity to handle the increased flows of stormwater from the eight completed Low Flow Diversion (LFDs) structures. The completed CIRS will assist the City in complying with the Santa Monica Bay Beaches Dry Weather Bacteria TMDL requirement, making…

Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project Update, September 27, 2011

The City of Los Angeles has been working to rehabilitate Echo Park Lake in order to improve its stormwater pollution problem, meet the State’s water quality standards, and give the Echo Park community a fresh and more sustainable lake to enjoy! Below is an update on the latest information about the Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project.…

Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project Update, September 14, 2011

The City of Los Angeles has been working to rehabilitate Echo Park Lake in order to improve its stormwater pollution problem, meet the State’s water quality standards, and give the Echo Park community a fresh and more sustainable lake to enjoy! Below is an update on the latest information about the Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation…

Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project Kicks Off

    In 1984, Echo Park Lake was drained and cleaned up in preparation for visitors from around the globe during the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Now, almost three decades later, LA’s most iconic lake is being emptied once again. This time Echo Park Lake, long considered the crown jewel among Los Angeles’ recreational…

Celebrate the Completion of Westside Park Rainwater Irrigation Project!

The LA Stormwater Program invites you to the Grand Opening Celebration of the Westside Park Rainwater Irrigation Project on Saturday, July 23rd at 11am (details below). The Prop O funded project at the park is significant for the quality of life of the surrounding community and the health of the coastal environment. Runoff from approximately…

Volunteer With Your Voice for a Cleaner LA

By Shahram Kharaghani This issue of the LA Stormwater newsletter is full of articles that are sure to excite your volunteering spirit. We feature an article by TreePeople, one of the most active community groups in Los Angeles, explaining why it is important to plant some roots and give a little back to the city we love by…

City Officials Unveil New & Sustainable LA Zoo Parking Lot

City Councilman Tom LaBonge, officials of the Los Angeles Zoo and the Department of Public Works, environmentalists and other community members celebrated today the completion of the Los Angeles Zoo Parking Lot project, in conjunction with the announcement of the Zoo’s activities for Earth Day 2011.  The event marked the conclusion of the $13.9-million retrofit…

Learning our Watersheds: Dominguez Channel

Recently, right here on the LA Stormwater blog, Joe Linton of the popular LA Creek Freak asked us to learn a bit more about our watersheds. That’s a suggestion we fully embrace, so we are here to help. If you live in Southern LA County in the communities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, El Segundo, Gardena, Lawndale,…

A New Pipeline Planned for PCH

 Construction on a new PCH pipeline to keep polluted stormwater out of Santa Monica Bay will begin soon. The City of Los Angeles will begin construction this month on the Coastal Interceptor Relief Sewer (CIRS), a new wastewater pipe along Pacific Coast Highway in the Pacific Palisades. Southbound traffic will be impacted intermittently from February…

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