Month: December 2013

Jared’s Sources

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California Urban Water Conservation Council (CUWCC). www.cuwcc.org

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). http://LADWP.com/

http://www.h2ouse.org/

Alliance for Water Efficiency. http://www.home-water-works.org/

“Urban Water Management Plan 2010″. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. http://www.water.ca.gov/urbanwatermanagement/2010uwmps/Los%20Angeles%20Department%20of%20Water%20and%20Power/LADWP%20UWMP_2010_LowRes.pdf

Cohen, Yoram. “Graywater- A Potential Source of Water.” UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. http://www.environment.ucla.edu/reportcard/article.asp?parentid=4870

Water Conversions. http://www.prwcd.org/water_conv.html

Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD). http://www.wrd.org/conservation/

Villaraigosa, Antonio. City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. “Securing L.A.’s Water Supply.” May 2008. http://www.lacity.org/mayor/stellent/groups/electedofficials/@myr_ch_contributor/documents/contributor_web_content/lacity_004714.pdf

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Additional Resources

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If you want to learn more about water conservation you could visit:

By: Zhi Chang Joo Hu

Aquafornia: It gives a greater detail of each of LA’s Water sources: http://www.aquafornia.com/index.php/where-does-southern-californias-water-come-from/

LA Stormwater FAQ: It answers some of the most common questions that people have about rain water pollution and other common questions related to the topic.  http://www.lastormwater.org/about-us/frequently-asked-questions/

The Nature Conservancy: This document gives a big deep on where the watersheds of California are and its levels of protection. http://www.nature.org/media/california/california_drinking-water-sources-2012.pdf

The USGS Water Science School: This pages gives an introductory lesson on how aquifers work, which is important in order to consider run off capture successful. http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthgwaquifer.html