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million gallons per day (mgd) of wastewater. The main purpose of these plants is to remove potential 
pollutants from LA's sewage in order produce recycled water and to protect our river, marine 
environments, and public health and have a sustainable city.   

An effort to increase local water supply has led the City to recycle nearly 100 million gallons per day of 
water, for uses such as irrigation, industrial purposes, and groundwater protection. The expansion of the 
City’s Terminal Island Advanced Water Purification Facility is an example of how LASAN continues to 
focus on ways to help manage our most precious resource-water.  When the expansion is complete (this 
year), the amount of recycled water produced at the plant will double to twelve million gallons/day or 
13,440 acre foot per year, which is equivalent to the daily use of potable water by 150,000 households.   

One Water LA Plan: With a fourth consecutive year of a drought impacting southern California, 
Angelinos are looking for creative ways to manage water resources. Building off of previous successful 
planning efforts, LASAN continues to gain momentum on developing innovative projects and policies to 
capture, conserve and reuse all sources of water in the City through its One Water LA program. This 
integrated approach looks at water, wastewater, and stormwater in a holistic manner with our partners 
at Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP), as well as twelve other city departments and 
nine regional agencies. With the engagement of over 300 stakeholders representing a wide variety of 
homeowners, apartment dwellers, businesses, environmental organizations, academia, and other 
nonprofit organizations, the Vision, Objectives, and Guiding Principles for the program were established. 
Phase 2 on the plan will consist of technical studies and continuing stakeholder collaboration to identify 
and compare projects, policies and alternatives.   

Solids Resource Program  

Zero Waste LA Franchise System: In 2014, Mayor of Los Angeles established the Zero Waste L.A. 
Commercial and Multifamily Franchise System, which is scheduled to start summer 2017. The Zero 
Waste LA Franchise System manages solid resources for the privately-serviced commercial and large 
multifamily customers in the City, and is designed to achieve a number of environmental goals. These 
goals include implementing processes to increase the recycling rate to 90% by 2025, introduce clean air 
collection vehicles and efficient routing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and enhance customer 
service.  

Clean Streets: The Clean Streets Initiative (CSI) was launched in April 2015 via an Executive Directive 
issued by Mayor Garcetti. The program adds 5,000 new trash receptacles to the existing 1,000 on city 
streets, creates a block-by-block cleanliness index to guide and direct resources, and deploys the Clean 
Streets Strike Team to target persistent areas of trash, illegally dumped bulky items, and debris, which 
endanger public health and compromise the environment. This effort creates a Clean Streets Corps 
which is a partnership between the city, Neighborhood Councils, community organizations, businesses, 
and residents to report locations that need to be cleaned.  

Clean Fuel Vehicle Program: LASAN continues to advance its Clean Fuel Program to operate one of the 
largest municipal clean fuel solid resources collection fleets in the country with more than 700 heavy 
duty collection vehicles in service. The use of these clean fuel vehicles result in a 90% reduction of 
carbon monoxide and particulate matter and more than 50% nitrogen oxide reduction. LASAN has a goal 
to convert 100% of our solid resources collection fleet to clean fuel by 2017.