It’s Raining! ECLWRF Infiltration Works!

Posted on 15. Jan, 2015 by in G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Design Studio, G3 Educates, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Homeowner, HOWs, Los Angeles/South Bay, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Video, Watershed Friendly Gardens, Watershed Wise Landscape, West Basin MWD

Here’s a quick update to the post originally posted on 12/23/09.  The garden has been renovated in November 2014, but the infiltration still is working as designed. From December 2009:  It’s raining pretty steadily today, so we rushed over to the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility’s OFG to see how the permeable paving and […]

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Answers To LA EXPO Quiz

Posted on 16. Feb, 2014 by in Conferences, Curb Your Pollution, G3 Blog, Green Infrastructure, Rain Gardens

Thanks to everyone who joined Pamela Berstler on Friday morning at 8:30 AM at the LA EXPO in Long Beach, CA to hear more about Rain Garden Design (aka Sponge Gardens). Here are the answers to the QUIZ administered at the end of the class.LA Expo Questions Answers021414 The group explored the role of Living […]

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Water LA Curb Cuts Sponge Up Panorama City Rain

Posted on 10. Mar, 2013 by in Curb Your Pollution, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Consutling Node, G3 Partners, Los Angeles/South Bay, Low Impact Design, Rain Gardens, Water Quality

Panorama City stormwater becomes future drinking water through the curb cut made by participants in the Water LA Parkway Raingarden class, led by G3 Certified Professionals, Tom Rau and Marianne Simon in February 2013.  You know you’re dealing with proud homeowners when they rush outside during a rainstorm to capture photographs of the curb cut […]

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Ventura Curb Cuts In Action

Posted on 02. Dec, 2012 by in Curb Your Pollution, G3 Associates, G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Partners, Green Infrastructure, Low Impact Design, Rain Gardens, Surfrider Foundation, Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Gardens, Ventura County, Water Quality, Watershed Friendly Gardens

Cutting curbs in regular neighborhoods is all well and good in theory, but the day of judgement comes when it finally rains!  If everyone on this street cut their curbs and allowed dry weather runoff and stormwater into their parkway to water trees and other native plants, that dirty water would never reach the ocean.  […]

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G3 Leads Water LA In Grading For Rain Hands On Workshop

Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by in G3 Blog, G3 Community, G3 Educates, G3 Partners, HOWs, Los Angeles/South Bay, Rain Gardens

G3 Certified Professional and Qualified Trainer, Marianne Simon, led a group of Panorama City homeowners in a Grading For Rain Hands on Workshop, and beautifully blogs about it on her website.

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