Oct. 2, 2015 08:21

Plan to Capture Storm Runoff

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has unveiled its Stormwater Capture Master Plan, looking to harvest the rain for reuse. The city currently collects around 27,000 acre-feet of rainwater per year, which filters into the aquifer. The new plan would raise those figures to 100,000 or even 200,000 acre-feet per year by 2035, depending on how much of the plan is implemented.

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