Penny Falcon

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Guest

Manager at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, where she works on water conservation policy

Penny Falcon on KCRW

Slide the City, a pop-up slip n slide planned to hit downtown LA in late September, has ignited drought shaming and a petition.

Should Water-Loving LA Allow Slide The City?

Slide the City, a pop-up slip n slide planned to hit downtown LA in late September, has ignited drought shaming and a petition.

from Design and Architecture

Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%.

Southern California Struggles to Stave Off Drought

Instead of reducing water use by 20% as Governor Brown has called for, California has increased it by one percent. In the Southland, it’s up by 8%.

from Which Way, L.A.?

For the first time in its 54-year history, the State Water Project has  cancelled all deliveries  to the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California.

No Rain, No Water… No Problem?

For the first time in its 54-year history, the State Water Project has cancelled all deliveries to the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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