LOS ANGELES – Measure W has secured the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP). Measure W creates the Safe, Clean Water Program, a comprehensive action plan to increase local water supplies, clean up contaminated water to protect public health and the environment, and prepare our region for drought.
The LACDP is the largest Democratic Party entity in the United States, representing over 2.2 million registered Democrats in the 88 cities and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The LACDP is responsible for working with nearly 100 chartered Democratic clubs and organizations in LA County to register voters and encourage Election Day turnout among Democratic voters.
“The Los Angeles County Democratic Party proudly supports Measure W for safe and clean water. It’s time to modernize our 100-year old water system and tackle the increasing heat and severe droughts. Every year, more than 100 billion gallons of rainwater flow down our gutters and is wasted out to the ocean and Measure W will help by capturing more water when it rains, preparing us for future droughts.” – Mark Gonzalez, Chair, Los Angeles Democratic Party.
This summer, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Measure W – the Safe Clean Water Program – placing it on the November 6, 2018 ballot. If approved by voters, the Program will raise $300 million a year in local, dedicated funding to protect public health, increase our local water supply, and improve water quality. Measure W modernizes our 100-year-old water system, using nature and science, to capture more rainfall, filter out toxic pollutants, and store clean water for our future use.
LACDP joins a large and diverse coalition of community, environmental, labor and business leaders working to ensure a resilient water future for Los Angeles County. Learn more about Measure W for Los Angeles County here.