In a region as large and urbanized as LA County, many of the most pressing sustainability issues are best solved using a regional approach through collaboration across city and county boundaries. Hear from the Sustainability and Innovation Officer of LA County Public Works on how LA County is visioning and implementing its Sustainability projects, programs, and services. The County of Los Angeles Public Works, Strategic Planning and Sustainability Office provides comprehensive and coordinated policy support and guidance for the Board…Read More
The AAa/e Association and Foundation would like to invite you to a night of professional networking. Join us for a workshop on how to make a good impression during an interview. Come network with experienced professionals in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry for advice and opportunities!Read More
Since 2013, our foundation has awarded over $250,000 in scholarships. This year, we are seeking to recognize an increased number of candidates.Read More
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County have partnered to develop the Regional Recycled Water Program, which will create a new, sustainable water supply for Southern California. The program will start with a demonstration facility and could eventually become one of the largest advanced water treatment plants in the world. Come and learn about the project details, project status, and plans for implementation.Read More
In September 2018, Los Angeles County voters approved Measure W, the Safe Clean Water Parcel Tax, with 69.5 percent of the vote. The measure will raise approximately $300M/ year to:
Implement a new plan to capture the billions of gallons of water we lose each year.
Help protect our coastal waters and beaches from the trash and contaminants in stormwater that make people sick and threaten marine life.
Modernize our 100 year-old water system infrastructure, using a combination of nature, science, and new technology.
Help protect public health, ensuring safer, greener, healthier, and more livable spaces for all, and
Prepare our region for the effects of a changing climate - including recurring cycles of drought, wildfire, and flooding.
We are honored to be joined by Los Angeles County Director of Public Works Mark Pestrella and City of Los Angeles Director of Infrastructure for Mayor Eric Garcetti, Liz Crosson.Read More
The Los Angeles River is a 51-mile channel running through the heart of Los Angeles County. Leaders are striving to improve health, equity, access, mobility, and economic opportunities for the diverse communities of LA County. Join us as California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Los Angeles County Director of Public Works Mark Pestrella share their thoughts and vision on opportunities for Los Angeles area businesses, engineers, architects, landscape architects, contractors, and innovators (particularly small businesses) to support the vision. They will also touch on the role of communities like the Asian Pacific Islander community moving forward.Read More