For the past century, LA has pushed rainwater and polluted urban runoff out to the ocean. Now it's trying to capture and clean that water in infrastructure that is also an attractive public space. Measure W on next Tuesday's ballot raises taxes for this vision, but others disagree. And while Day of the Dead has become a full-blown LA celebration, some Latinos are anxious it’s becoming just another commercial holiday.
Capturing LA’s water, Day of the Dead
From this Episode:
Measure W seeks to save water, make attractive spaces
Water management in the last century was about sending rain and polluted runoff out to the ocean.
16 min, 38 sec