Let’s figure out how to save the storm water

Guest opinion


Earlier this fall, heavy rains pounded the Los Angeles region. Water poured onto our streets and sidewalks, raced through gutters and drains, and vanished into the Pacific Ocean. Result: another lost opportunity for Los Angeles County.
During that September storm, Los Angeles County saw more than 2.5 inches of rain—10 times the amount we usually get at this time of year. Thanks to our existing regional stormwater infrastructure, some of that water was saved, but it could have been so much...

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