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We Need Climate Resilient Infrastructure

We Need Climate Resilient Infrastructure Remember those hot days last Labor Day weekend? Who could forget! Those hot, hot days led to electricity service disruptions across the state right when we were relying on electricity to keep us cool. That meant inconvenience for some people and [...]

By |2021-06-09T15:45:58+00:00June 2nd, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

EV Infrastructure

EV Infrastructure: Will we be ready by 2025? Have you seen electric vehicles (EVs) on the road and thought about getting one yourself?  You’re not the only one. With 156,698 Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs) registered in LA County and growing, your neighbors are rapidly [...]

By |2021-05-26T16:58:14+00:00May 26th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Wastewater Infrastructure

If you ask any public health official or historian to list the most important innovations that have increased human life expectancy, you may be surprised to see wastewater infrastructure alongside medical miracles like vaccines and antibiotics. Historically wastewater infrastructure and proper sanitation are what allowed civilizations to grow. Even [...]

By |2021-05-20T17:13:47+00:00May 19th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

LA County Infrastructure Projects

LA County Public Works coordinated with the Departments of Beaches and Harbors, Internal Services, and Parks and Recreation to compile a list of shovel ready infrastructure projects that could begin construction within the next 12 months, as well as a list of priority infrastructure projects that could begin [...]

By |2021-05-17T20:53:51+00:00May 17th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

Drinking Water: LA County’s Greatest Struggle

Do you know where your drinking water comes from? The truth is, most people don't. This is because unlike roads and bridges, water infrastructure is typically out of sight and out of mind. However this hidden infrastructure is far more vast than our highway system. Furthermore its age, [...]

By |2021-06-09T15:50:33+00:00May 12th, 2021|news blog|0 Comments

LA County Bridges Connect Communities

LA County Bridges Connect Communities Most of us don’t think twice about the bridges that connect our communities. But what if you woke up one day and the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro or Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena were inaccessible? Bridges play a critical role in our [...]

By |2021-06-03T05:18:47+00:00May 5th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Jobs

California's infrastructure received a C- grade on its Infrastructure Report Card. Our communities deserve better. The American Jobs Plan provides Los Angeles County with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in sustainable, equitable, and resilient infrastructure that will create good paying jobs and support economic growth in the region. Recent events indicate that the House of Representatives will push to pass an infrastructure package before [...]

By |2021-05-12T18:26:40+00:00April 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments