Water

June 29, 2012

Lessons from Los Angeles’ Century of Growth and Reinvention Shared with SPUR Delegation

David Abel, 'Beyond Chinatown' author Steven Erie, and LA Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discuss how LA's urban and infrastructure development in the late 19th - early 20th century set the city on a trajectory unique from San Francisco.

November 3, 2011

LADWP’s Ron Nichols: We Need Capital Investment

Los Angeles' power and water infrastructure system is aging, and a spirit of environmental responsibility is driving the LADWP to make bold changes. Addressing these developments, however, requires significant capital investment. The current economic and political climate makes advocating for expensive investments a daunting challenge. In a recent talk, LADWP General Manager Ron Nichols explained the situation and his approach.

August 8, 2019

Mark Gold: California’s New Deputy Secretary For Oceans & Coastal Policy & Director of The Ocean Protection Council

Mark Gold discusses his new role at the Ocean Protection Council and addressing the challenges facing the California’s marine resources.

October 8, 2018

Senator Hertzberg Assesses Just Concluded CA Legislative Session

During the very active 2017-2018 California Legislative session, Senator Hertzberg authored bills on clean energy, water management, and integrating blockchain technology into government.

September 26, 2018

DiCaprio Foundation CEO Terry Tamminen on Global Climate Action & California’s Bipartisan Progress

Tamminen, former California EPA Secretary, reflects on how the Golden State has charted a path for other nations to reduce emissions and discusses how the DiCaprio Foundation is engaging on saving ecosystems and inspiring innovation.

July 26, 2018

Water Efficiency Standards for Water Agencies & Local Governments Now State Law

Asm. Laura Friedman explains how her AB 1668 codifies and builds on many of the drought resiliency goals outlined in the Governor’s Water Action Plan.

October 19, 2017

Singapore's Water Leadership: Building a Model for Sustainable Cities

Khoo Teng Chye, Executive Director of the Singapore Ministry of National Development’s Centre for Liveable Cities, speaks with TPR about how the small country went from being a case study of disastrous urban management to an international model for sustainability.

May 24, 2017

San Diego Mayor Touts Commitment to Sustainability, Launches Pure Water Initiative

Kevin Faulconer highlighted the city’s commitment to environmental sustainability ahead of the launch of Pure Water San Diego.

May 7, 2017

New LA County Public Works Director Focused on a 21st Century Infrastructure

Mark Pestrella joins TPR to discuss how LA County Public Works is addressing funding and implementing climate-resilient stormwater infrastructure.

May 7, 2017

'One Water LA' Update: Region's Progress On Building A Resilient Water Supply

Regional water leaders discuss the the One Water LA Plan, forthcoming in July, and a VerdeXchange-sponsored water charrette scheduled for June.

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