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Emergency Regulation on Outdoor Watering

The State approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement.

All Californians will need to stop: washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff; using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle, and using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated…READ MORE


Urban Coast Website Launches!

The Center for Santa Monica Bay Studies has launched, a website which serves as the online portal to the Urban Coast scientificjournal.

Visit the site now and gain free access to all four previous issues which showcase scientific articles discussing multidisciplinary research on environmental and social issues affecting urban coastal areas around the world. The Urban Coast journal is currently accepting manuscript submissions for future issues. Please visit, and learn about submitting your research, being a contributor, reviewer, or just sign up to receive new issue release updates!

The peer-reviewed Urban Coast multidisciplinary journal is published by the Center for Santa Monica Bay Studies, a partnership of Loyola Marymount University’s Seaver College of Science and Engineering and The Bay Foundation.

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