Don’t litter and pick up the litter that you see (One a Day)
Fix fluid leaks on your cars
Don’t use weed killers
Pick up pet waste!
Put your cigarette butts where they belong
PENCIL- Use as little water as possible.
Take shorter showers and capture water as you wait for it to warm up
Install water saving devices – low flow toilet, aerators, high efficiency washer (WaterSense)
TURN OFF THE TAP when doing dishes, brushing teeth, etc!
Make sure your sprinklers aren’t watering the pavement
Water in the early morning to prevent waste due to evaporation and wind
Don’t overwater the lawn (in fact, get rid of your lawn and plant drought tolerant/native)
Don’t wash your own car. Try to use commercial car washes because they contain and recycle their water (most of the time) If you must wash your car, use a bucket and wash it on non paved areas (grass or gravel) or use a waterless car wash EcoTouch, LuckyEarth)
Use a broom instead of a hose to clean the sidewalks – Did you know it is illegal to hose sidewalks and driveways in LA?
West Los Angeles/Malibu Task Forces Task Force Director: Vanessa Meier
What is a Task Force? Groups that investigate chronic water quality issues at area beaches. These small groups focus in on specific problems, allowing them to act effectively and to make lasting improvements at their beach.