The Lower San Gabriel River Watershed Area is located in southeast Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the Pacific Ocean via the San Gabriel River and includes Coyote Creek and a downstream portion of the San Gabriel River. Municipalities that fall within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Long Beach, Commerce, Compton, Vernon, South Gate, Downey, Lynwood, Huntington Park, Paramount, Bell Gardens, Bell, Pico Rivera, Cudahy, Maywood, Signal Hill, Carson, Lakewood, and Los Angeles County.
The Lower San Gabriel River Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $16.7 million annually to fund regional projects and programs.
Regional Program funds for the Watershed Area are programmed by the Watershed Area Steering Committee comprised of local stakeholders from agencies, municipalities, and community members from within the Watershed Area. The Steering Committee will meet regularly to develop funding plans and recommendations to provide water quality, water supply, and community enhancement benefits to the region. Available meeting details are below.
Julian Juarez, LA County Flood Control District
Kevin Wattier, Central Basin
Robb Whitaker, Water Replenishment District
Kristen Ruffell, LA County Sanitation Districts
Stephen Scott, City of Long Beach Parks and Recreation
Dan Knapp, Conservation Corps of Long Beach
Adam Galia, Resident
Mark Stanley, Rivers and Mountains Conservancy
Michelle Yanez, San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership
Marissa Christiansen, Friends of the LA River
Mike O’Grady, Cerritos
Delfino Consunji, Downey
Lisa Ann Rapp, Lakewood
Melissa You, Long Beach
Julian Lee, Norwalk
Noe Negrete, Santa Fe Springs
Vicki Smith, Whittier
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