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Spreading Grounds

Abstract:
This layer was created to represent stormwater spreading grounds operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. These spreading grounds are selected and managed for capturing as much water as possible during storms. Locations were chosen with permeable soil formations to enable recharging of underground aquifers. An estimated 30 to 40 percent of the water used in the County is pumped from groundwater supplies.

Purpose:
To map the location of recharge facilities.

Supplemental Information:
Water Resources is a Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Please visit their website for additional information.

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Reference Date: 2006
Accuracy: Parcel
Update Frequency: As Needed
Access Constraints:None

Contact Information
Francis Calasanz

County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
Survey/Mapping and Property Management Division
900 S. Fremont Ave
Alhambra, CA 91803
fcalasan@dpw.lacounty.gov
626-458-3542

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