Pollution Assessment provides scientific support to the program and is responsible in the development and assessment of monitoring information and programs; researching relevant stormwater studies to aid various division and bureau projects; acting as City liaison for statewide monitoring agencies; represents the City on the LA River Watershed issues;

Areas of work include 1.) Characterization of urban runoff, 2.) Evaluating BMPs, 3.) Permit negotiations, 4.) Watershed management, 5.) TMDL development.

Key questions the Pollution Assessment Section focuses on are:

  • What pollutants are a problem?
  • Where is it the worst?
Administration | Inspection & Enforcement | Stormwater Compliance
Planning & Engineering | Public Education