Mark Gold, associate vice chancellor for environment and sustainability at UCLA and the leader of the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge, penned an opinion piece in The Los Angeles Times emphasizing the need to transform and update water infrastructure to maximize local water in the city of Los Angeles and achieve this outcome. In the opinion piece, he asserts that in order for the city of Los Angeles to achieve 100-percent water self-sufficiency, it must increase recycled wastewater, stormwater and groundwater capture, and lower overall water consumption.
Source: Opinion – Making Los Angles completely water self-sufficient won’t be easy or cheap. But it can be done Los Angeles Times, 19 March 2018
UCLA faculty voice: Making L.A. water self-sufficient won’t be easy or cheap. But it can be done UCLA Newsroom, 22 March 2018