Archive Tag: Water

UCLA climate scientist Daniel Swain was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about Southern California’s Prado Dam, which was recently upgraded to the “high urgency” risk category by the U.S. Army Corps. Federal engineers are concerned that a significant flooding event could compromise the dam’s spillways, threatening Orange County communities.

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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.

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