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#14 – Mark Pestrella, Marty Adams, and Anselmo Collins

August 29, 2023

Are you curious to learn more about how Infrastructure L.A. will affect Los Angeles’s water landscape? 

In this episode of SCWC, we are joined by three esteemed experts from Los Angeles County Public Works and the LA Department of Water and Power. They’ll provide cutting-edge insights into the implications of this ambitious undertaking for water supply management and beyond—don’t miss it! 

Joining the discussion is Mark Pestrella, the CEO and Director of Los Angeles County Public Works, bringing his expertise on infrastructure development and its implications for the county. 

Our second guest is Marty Adams, the general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, who will enlighten us on the crucial role of water supply management in this monumental initiative.

Thirdly, we have Anselmo Collins, the senior assistant general manager of the water systems for LADWP and the chair of the Infrastructure Initiative’s Water Committee. His insights into the integration of recycled water and sustainable practices will be instrumental in understanding the far-reaching impact of Infrastructure L.A. on LA’s water landscape. So, grab your favorite beverage, settle in, and let’s embark on this enlightening journey through the world of Infrastructure L.A. and its profound implications for the future of water in Los Angeles.


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You might also enjoy our episodes with Adel Hagekhalil, general manager of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and a subsequent episode featuring Metropolitan Water District’s Water Resources Manager Brad Coffey, who is the lead on Metropolitan’s Pure Water Initiative; Liz Crosson, who is MWD’s Chief Sustainability, Resiliency and Innovation Officer, and Liji Thomas, who is MWD Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer.

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