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Green Solution Project Headline  

Transforming Our Runoff Problem
into a Sustainable Source of Clean, Usable Water

Upper Los Angeles River Watershed Report, Phase III
A Prioritized Approach to Selecting Runoff Capture Projects

• Integrating water, community and
conservation needs

• Quantifying project benefits on public lands


Summary of Findings

  • 268 priority Green Solution project sites on public vacant, school & college lands
  • Runoff from up to 20 square miles would be captured
    and cleaned
  • Create over 1,000 acres of new "smart" parks, habitat and open space
  • Improve water quality in 96 miles of the Los Angeles River and tributaries, San Pedro Bay and coastal waters

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Upper L.A. River Watershed, Phase III

Executive Summary

Prioritized Opportunity Public Parcel Maps

Technical and Habitat Restoration Reports

Polluted Waters of Upper L.A. River Watershed



Concept Site Designs

Green Solution: A Prioritized "Road Map" for Decision Makers

CCS' metrics-driven Green Solution digital tool provides a prioritized road map showing where - and in what order - to implement "smart" stormwater capture projects to maximize water quality, water supply, conservation, and community benefits.

The CCS team developed a unique methodology to integrate hydrology, pollutant loading, conservation, and community needs to prioritize existing public lands for "smart" green stormwater capture projects.

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