Research Symposium on water self-sufficiency in LA County

May 1, 2019

The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge will host its next research symposium, Water self-sufficiency in L.A. County: Challenges and opportunities in a changing climate, on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at the UCLA School of Law. The symposium will focus on research and actions aimed at realizing local water for all of L.A. The program will offer a forum for discussing work that the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge has funded, as well as other related research from on and off campus, with the goal of creating a dialogue between researchers, practitioners, and policy makers. There will be time dedicated to discussion and networking.

Researchers and practitioners will present on the below topics. Panel discussions and dialogues focused on the following topics will also be facilitated.  

– Water conservation
– Water equity
– Stormwater and watersheds
– Measure W
– Water treatment

This symposium is the fifth in a quarterly series, and the second on water, of Sustainable LA Grand Challenge symposia designed to connect UCLA faculty, researchers, government officials, practitioners, community members, students, and thought leaders. Previous symposia focused on ecosystem health, renewable energy and water research, as well as, overall sustainability research. Previous SLA GC symposia explored, energywater, ecosystem health, and all SLA GC research.

Visit the research symposium’s website for more information.