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

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UCLA in KCET: Unquenchable Thirst- Groundwater Bill Could Shift State’s Water Management Approach

This system is making a critical contribution to the county’s ambition to become water independent by 2050, an ambition that the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability believes Los Angeles County could replicate. In its 2018 report, the center highlighted “potential pathways to a transformation of the city’s historical reliance on imported water to an integrated, green infrastructure, water management approach that provides water quality, supply, flood control, habitat, open space and other benefits.”