Heal the Bay Blog

Wastewater from Hyperion will soon be temporarily discharged only a mile from shore -- instead of the usual five miles. Here's what it means for you and the Bay. Each day, the Hyperion Treatment Plant discharges hundreds of millions of gallons of tre…
Staff scientist Dana Murray reports on our ongoing efforts to inform the public about the value and beauty of our local Marine Protected Areas. Call them a sign of the times. Heal the Bay staff travelled along our local shorelines last week to help i…
A completely subjective list of when Heal the Bay has shone the  brightest.  After 30 years of achievement, Heal the Bay can sometimes be taken for granted. Many Angelenos view us as they do their utilities – always on, always working, no…
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August 11, 2015 -- Communications Manager Nick Colin stepped away from social media one morning for an unforgettable boat trip to Palos Verdes. I’ll never take seaweed for granted again.
Marine biology specimen collection for Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
Desalination is not a cure-all, writes our science and policy chief Rita Kampalath.
Heal the Bay board member and former DWP chief David Nahai knows his water. Here he shares how L.A. will beat the drought.
It’s not every night we get to schmooze with a supermodel. And when the schmoozing takes place overlooking the ocean, well, what could be more perfect? Thanks to our friends at Dukes of Malibu for donating the room with a view.
Thank You Thursday
July 20, 2015 -- A thunderstorm in July? You can thank Tropical Cyclone Dolores. But while the deluge was a delight for many, the drought is far from done. This weekend's storm smashed July precipitation records throughout California and brought much…
Historic july rainstorm in Southern California
  August 26, 2015 -- This year, Heal the Bay celebrates three decades of protecting Los Angeles’ greatest natural resource. Yeah, it's a big deal. To help us get the word out, we collaborated with two creative ad agencies to create a summer ca…
McGann Zhang Heal the Bay cinemagraph Santa Monica
July 5, 2015 -- Lots of math and a sunny day at the beach. Doesn’t sound like a match made in heaven, does it? Well, it is for our science and policy staff, who went public this week with a long-in-the-works project – a new statistical model that…
predictive modeling beach water quality monitoring