Event Title

Water in Los Angeles: Managing a Precious Resource

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Start Date

2-11-2006 1:35 PM

End Date

2-11-2006 2:50 PM

Description

This panel looked at how water is managed in Los Angeles, including its sources, use and fate. The discussion also will focus on how we can move towards a more sustainable use of water, both at the policy and individual levels.

Gerald Gewe was a former manager at the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. During his time with DWP, he focused on potable water as well as water reuse issues for the Los Angeles area.

Andy Lipkis founded TreePeople in 1973 at the age of 15. This non-profit organization seeks to inspire the people of Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest by offering a variety of forestry and environmental education programs, training and support.

Frances Spivey-Weber is executive director of the Mono Lake Committee, dedicated to protecting and restoring Mono Lake. This ecosystem and it’s surrounding basin is one of California’s richest natural areas and is home to one thousand plant species, 14 ecological zones and 400 vertebrate species.

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Water in Los Angeles: Managing a Precious Resource

University Hall 1000

This panel looked at how water is managed in Los Angeles, including its sources, use and fate. The discussion also will focus on how we can move towards a more sustainable use of water, both at the policy and individual levels.

Gerald Gewe was a former manager at the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. During his time with DWP, he focused on potable water as well as water reuse issues for the Los Angeles area.

Andy Lipkis founded TreePeople in 1973 at the age of 15. This non-profit organization seeks to inspire the people of Los Angeles to take personal responsibility for the urban forest by offering a variety of forestry and environmental education programs, training and support.

Frances Spivey-Weber is executive director of the Mono Lake Committee, dedicated to protecting and restoring Mono Lake. This ecosystem and it’s surrounding basin is one of California’s richest natural areas and is home to one thousand plant species, 14 ecological zones and 400 vertebrate species.