In an effort to decrease localized flooding during rainstorms, Los Angeles initiated a project which consists of a series of vegetated infiltration swales and dry wells along Laurel Canyon Boulevard. The design will capture and infiltrate storm water runoff into the San Fernando Groundwater Basin. This project will also improve curbs, gutters, and sidewalks.  During the project, one traffic lane will be closed and street parking will be restricted on northbound Laurel Canyon Boulevard from Kagel Canyon to Terra Bella Street.  Storm water runoff will be collected from 123 acres of residential area and infiltrate up to 13 million gallons of water annually, enough to sustain 120 single-family homes in LA for a year.

Did you know the city is offering rain barrel and cistern rebates? Collecting and re-using rainwater for lawns and gardens minimizes the amount of water flowing into your storm drains, sewer systems and local waterways. Plants and microbes prefer rainwater because it is naturally “soft” and free of chlorine, fluoride and other chemicals. Here are a few of the guidelines to qualify for a rebate. For rain barrels: the minimum size is 50 gallons. Rain barrel must be designed for the intended purpose of rain capture and have a cover to prevent mosquitos, rodents and debris from entering. For cisterns: Must have a capacity of at least 200 gallons. Can be either above ground or underground and should not block or restrict access to walkways or pathways.

Los Angeles, Perma-Liner Industries cordially invites you to the annual WWETT show! The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment &Transport Show is happening on February 17th– 20th at the Indiana Convention Center.

Convention Center
100 South Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46225 U.S.A.

This is the largest annual trade show of its kind, the WWETT Show attracts some 14,000 environmental service professionals and exhibitor personnel from 53 countries. Register now and SAVE.


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