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Los Angeles River Watershed. Terri Grant Principal Engineer Los Angeles County Flood Control District. LACFCD Map. LACFCD Map. Big Tujunga Dam. Tujunga Spreading Grounds. Sun Valley Park. IN DESIGN. Rory M. Shaw Wetlands Park. 1996. Los Angeles River Master Plan. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Los Angeles River WatershedTerri GrantPrincipal EngineerLos Angeles County Flood Control District



Big Tujunga Dam3

Tujunga Spreading Grounds4

Sun Valley Park5

Rory M. Shaw Wetlands ParkIN DESIGN6

1996Los Angeles River Master Plan


Tujunga Wash Greenway8

Dominguez Gap Wetlands9Los Angeles River Cooperation Committee


Los Angeles River Headwaters Project


IN CONSTRUCTIONLos Angeles River North Valleyheart Riverwalk Project12Universal Studios Bike Path

Project LimitsWhitsett Av to Riverside DrIN PLANNING13LA Basin Study

LA Basin Study ObjectivesEvaluate existing water conservation systemEvaluate potential for new facilities and operational changes for increased capture and recharge to address future conditionsKey ConsiderationsAccount for projected climate changePopulation growth14Clean Water, Clean Beaches MeasureProposed New Parcel Fee To FinanceStormwater Quality and Water Supply Projects

New Revenue of ~$300 million annually

Public Hearing Held January March 2013No majority protest (5.16% of properties protested)Strong concerns from schools, businesses, and some municipalitiesBoard of Supervisors Decided to not move forward at this timeNext StepsInvestigating opportunities for partnership with sanitation agencies (dry weather flow)League of Cities & California Contract Cities developing recommendations report

15Questions?Terri GrantPrincipal EngineerLos Angeles County Flood Control District


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