2019 will be the year l.a. starts to wean itself from imported water

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The move supports the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge, which aims to transition L.A. County to exclusively local wate

Mark Gold is UCLA’s Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability.

“‘The city’s new plan is moving us toward the Sustainable LA goals faster than almost anyone thought was possible,’ said Mark Gold, UCLA’s associate vice chancellor of environment and sustainability.

Gold anticipates that UCLA faculty working on wastewater research, such as professors Michael Stenstrom and Eric Hoek, who are part of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, and David Jassby, an expert on water resources engineering, could be instrumental in developing and technologies that will help make such largescale wastewater recycling facilities financially and technologically feasible.”