PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 
The following programs and projects are built upon three key strategies outlined in the Council for Watershed Health’s Strategic Plan. These are education and outreach, research and monitoring, and integrated planning and management. Details of each strategy are discussed to the right.
 
URBAN STORMWATER PROGRAM URBAN STORMWATER PROGRAM

Increasing water supply and water quality through promoting more efficient use of stormwater resources.

     
Earthen Bottom Enhancement Feasibility Study  
     
Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit
     
Storm Drain Daylighting Feasibility Study  
     
Water Augmentation Study  
     
Ground Water Augmentation Model  
     
SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES PROGRAM SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES PROGRAM

Fostering a landscape ethic that supports the use of native and regionally appropriate vegetation and reduces water use.

     
Habitat Restoration/Invasive Plant Control
     
Landscape Ethic Commitee
     
PlantBook LA
     
Riparian Habitat Mapping and Monitoring
     
Sustainable Landscape Seminars
     
WeedWatch  
     
Native Seed Resources Coalition
     
     
WATERSHED COORDINATION PROGRAM WATERSHED COORDINATION PROGRAM

Providing leadership, guidance, and assistance, working with other agencies and organizations, to affect sound watershed planning and management.

     
Greater Los Angeles County Integrated Regional Water Management
     
Disadvantaged Communities Outreach Evaluation Project  
     
WatershedWise Symposia  
     
San Jose Creek Corridor Plan  
       
Technical Assistance  
     
Compton Creek Watershed Management
     
Lower Los Angeles River Watershed Management
     
     
WATERSHED MONITORING PROGRAM WATERSHED MONITORING PROGRAM

Promoting better coordination and integration of watershed monitoring while measuring and tracking progress towards healthy watersheds.

     
Ecosystem Values of Watersheds in Southern California  
     
Los Angeles River Watershed Monitoring
     
San Gabriel River Regional Watershed Monitoring
     
San Gabriel River Nurseries an Irrigated Lands Water Quality Improvement Project