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Measure V

Measure V : The Clean Beaches and Ocean Ballot Measure

In November 2006, Santa Monica voters passed Measure V: The Clean Beaches and Ocean Ballot Measure by a margin of 67%. The measure will fund over $40 million in projects that improve water quality, clean up our beaches, recharge groundwater, collect and reuse water, restore the natural hydrological cycle, and control flooding. It provides funding to implement the City’s Watershed Management Plan, which aims to reduce urban runoff pollution; reduce urban flooding; increase water reuse and conservation; increase recreational opportunities and open space; and increase wildlife and marine habitat.

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Measure V projects are administered by the Civil Engineering Division
of the Department of Public Works.

Last updated: Thursday, 01/12/2012
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