ICYMI: DWP's turf rebate program now encourages rainwater capture, native landscapes and healthy soils. Capture the rain with swales, berms and tanks. Plant natives. And mulch. Surfrider's Ocean Friendly gardens and our Water LA pilot program encouraged Councilmember Koretz to support our advocacy for this long overdue change. Big ups to him and awesome staffer Andy Shrader! ... See MoreSee Less
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has revised the rules for its wildly popular turf removal rebate program, and the utility’s decision could mark a dramatic shift in the way the city’s drought-tolerant landscapes look and function. The biggest change? No more cash for fake grass.
"There is no polite way to say it: The unsustainable use of groundwater and the excessive diversion of water from our rivers is stealing from our children and grandchildren in order to satisfy today’s wasteful demands." ... See MoreSee Less
Tired of hearing about it, tired of trying to squeeze a little more savings out of your garden and indoor water use, tired of processing bad news about dying fisheries, drying wells, suffering farmers and dead trees. Tired of trying to convince the public that we can’t let up in our fight to fix our...