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LA County Flood Control District
Assistant Deputy Director/
Division Engineer:

Gary Hildebrand

Assistant Division Engineers:
Terri Grant
Angela R. George
Phil Doudar


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(626) 458-4300
Watershed Management Newsletters
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    Santa Monica Bay Beach Monitoring
    Do you swim or surf in the Santa Monica Bay? Do you eat fish, go boating or scuba dive? It's summer time, and if you live in Southern California you are most likely off to the beach soaking up the rays and enjoying some of the best beaches in the world.
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    Los Angeles River
    Master Plan Update for Fall
    A GOLDEN SHORE OPPORTUNITY
    In 1997, the City of Long Beach, through its Department of Public Works, created the Golden Shore Marine Reserve, a wetland habitat located at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach Harbor. The project was completed as mitigation for the loss of habitat at the former Shoreline Lagoon, now known as Rainbow Harbor...
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      More inside this issue:
      Update on Confluence Park
      Breaking Ground at Avenue 19
      Not A Cornfield
      City of Los Angeles: Continuing Task Force Efforts
      Greening Elysian Valley: One Park at a Time
      River Development Updates
      Watching Paint Dry
      Hydraulic Analysis Complete!
      Inside Scope
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    The Sun Valley Watershed Stakeholders Group
    Watershed Events
    First Newsletter
    Background – Sun Valley, flooding, and the Stakeholders Group
    The Sun Valley Watershed Stakeholders Group was formed in 1998 to develop holistic solutions to the chronic flooding in the area, solutions that will bring other benefits to the community as well. We've been meeting once a month to explore ideas and proposals, implement short-term solutions to flood-related problems and plan public education and outreach activities....
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      More inside this issue:
      County Department of Public Works hires consultant team
      Attendance is up – an interim solution from the Stakeholders Group
      Sun Valley Park demonstration project
      Watershed glossary
      Site selection for pilot projects
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