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Image For LASAN Secures Funding for Four Regional Stormwater Capture Projects

LA Sanitation and Environment (LASAN) is pleased to announce that four LASAN multi-benefit stormwater capture projects were approved for LA County’s Safe Clean Water 2021-22 Regional Program funding totaling $50.7 million at the September 15, 2021 Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting.   Funded by Measure W, the special parcel tax approved by Los Angeles…

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Whether you’re a seasoned litter picker upper or simply looking for a great way to get involved with your local community, Los Angeles is home to many fantastic volunteer organizations and initiatives all working to keep our streets clean. Each of these groups allows residents like you to make a difference and have some fun…

Image For Safe Clean Water Program: Focus on LA’s Lankershim Boulevard Project

If you’re a resident of the San Fernando Valley, you learn which streets to avoid when it’s raining. You know which streets become flooded, which streets are almost impassable, which streets create challenges and dangers for both vehicles and pedestrians. Lankershim Boulevard has historically been one of those streets. But what if there were a…

Image For Community Champion Spotlight: Jill Mather

Life is a wild ride and when one avenue ends, often another begins. This is certainly the case with Jill Mather, Chatsworth Neighborhood Council member and founder of Volunteers Cleaning Communities. Jill has been an instrumental member of her community for over 20 years, but it was after her illustrious career in the food and…

Image For Kids Ocean Day Goes Virtual

A lot of things changed over the course of the past year and a lot of people were forced to transition to a new way of doing things. Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education’s Kids Ocean Day celebration, of which LA Sanitation and Environment is an annual sponsor, was no exception. The annual in-person event was…

Image For City of Los Angeles Opens Argo Drain Sub-basin Facility to Capture and Infiltrate Stormwater Runoff

The City of Los Angeles, Councilmember Mike Bonin (Council District 11) and other City Officials hosted an opening ceremony for the Argo Drain Sub-Basin Facility Project (Argo). “As councilmember for LA’s westside coastal communities, I wholeheartedly support investments that improve the quality of our most precious natural resource, water,” said Councilmember Mike Bonin, Council District 11. “This project does that and…

Image For ECO TRIP TIPS FOR YOUR SUMMER VACATION

Suitcases packed? Check! Hotel reservations confirmed? Check! Family super excited about going on a road trip? Check and check! Car and home prepped and ready to go? Umm… With a lot of overseas destinations still off-limits and so many beautiful cities, towns and parks to explore here at home, the classic road trip seems to…

Image For Water-Wise Gardening

This Spring began with much of the Western US in a drought, meaning that it’s more important than ever to take steps in our own yards to conserve our most precious resource. Fortunately, there are a ton of steps that we can take to lower our water consumption and create a water-wise garden. We’ve compiled…

Image For Protecting Our Precious Pollinators

The bees are dying at an alarming rate!    This rallying cry has been making waves throughout the country for years now and is still extremely relevant today. Rising temperatures, invasive plant species, and human spread have all decimated bee populations over the years. Bumblebees, for example, have seen their population decline by over 50…

Image For La Cienega Blvd Green Infrastructure Corridors Project Community Meeting on May 12

Council District 11 and LA Sanitation & Environment  cordially invite residents to attend a virtual community meeting for the La Cienega Blvd Green Infrastructure Corridor Project Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Via Zoom Please Register with EventBrite  The La Cienega Blvd Green Infrastructure Corridor Project is a Safe Clean Water Program-funded project…

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