The Upper San Gabriel River Watershed Area is located in the mideast portion of Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the San Gabriel River and ultimately into the Pacific Ocean. This watershed area includes Big Dalton Wash, San Dimas Wash, Walnut Creek, Live Oak Wash, and San Jose Creek. Municipalities that fall within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Baldwin Park, Duarte, Glendora, Industry, Los Angeles County, West Covina, Diamond Bar, Claremont, Azusa, La Verne, Walnut, Irwindale, La Puenta, El Monte, Duarte, South El Monte, Bradbury, Arcadia, Monrovia, Pomona, and San Dimas.

The Upper San Gabriel River Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $18.9 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.

Steering Committee

Julian Juarez, LA County Flood Control District 

Tom Love, Upper San Gabriel Valley Water District

Kelly Gardner, Main San Gabriel Basin

Kristen Ruffell, LA County Sanitation Districts

Alina Bodke, LA County Parks & Recreation

Bob Huff, Former CA State Senator

Bryan Urias, Former USGVMWD Board Member

Debbie Enos, Watershed Conservation Authority

Ed Reyes, Consultant


David Diaz, Active SGV

John Beshay, Baldwin Park

Amanda Hamilton, Duarte

Alison Sweet, Glendora

Sam Pedroza, Industry

Paul Alva, Los Angeles County

Julie Carver/Chris Diggs, Pomona

Saasha Geschwind, San Dimas

Meetings and Events


Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
1955 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601