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Watershed Indicators: LOS ANGELES County, CA
 
 
  • Summary of EPA Watershed Indicators
    LOS ANGELES County contains a portion of 10 watersheds:

    Overall EPA watershed evaluationNumber of watersheds
    Less Serious Water Quality Problems - Low Vulnerability 8
    More Serious Water Quality Problems - Low Vulnerability 2
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  • EPA Water Quality Indicators
      Current water quality conditions
    Number of watersheds:
    EPA Indicator More
    Serious
    Less
    Serious
    Better Insufficient
    Data
    Assessed Use Attainment 3 4 0 3
    Fish and Wildlife Consumption Advisories 1 3 0 6
    Source of Drinking Water 2 5 2 1
    Contaminated Sediments 1 2 5 2
    Ambient Water Quality: Four Toxic Pollutants 0 2 2 6
    Ambient Water Quality:Four Conventional Pollutants 1 1 1 7
    Wetlands Loss Index 10 0 0 0
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  • EPA Watershed Vulnerability Indicators
      Future vulnerability
    Number of watersheds:
    EPA Indicator High Moderate Low Insufficient
    Data
    Aquatic/Wetland Species at Risk 3 6 1 0
    Pollutant Loads Discharged Above Permitted Limits: Toxics 0 0 4 6
    Pollutant Loads Discharged Above Permitted Limits: Conventional 0 0 4 6
    Urban Runoff Potential 1 0 2 7
    Agricultural Runoff Potential 0 7 3 0
    Population Change 10 0 0 0
    Hydrologic Modification 3 6 1 0
    Estuarine Pollution Susceptibility 3 0 0 7
    Atmospheric Deposition 0 0 10 0
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