Mia Lehrer

My lifelong commitment to connecting people to the environment helps me appreciate LADWP's sustainability and conservation initiatives to protect our natural resources. In my capacity as commissioner, I am committed to furthering water efficiency, maximizing open spaces for the public, creating resilient landscapes, and promoting multi-benefit stormwater capture projects for the City of L.A.

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Personnel Relations Committee 
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Extreme Heat Response and Reform
Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Biodiversity, Access to Nature, and Nature Based Solutions
Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Standing Committee 


Projects & Initiatives 


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Remarks by Commissioner Lehrer.
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LADWP Board of Commissioners Approves Motion to Ensure Biodiversity and Equitable Nature-Based Solutions are Integrated Throughout LADWP Operations

“When we discuss resiliency or climate change, we’re really talking about nature-based solutions that transform how we interact with our environment."

April 24, 2024
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Mayor Garcetti and LADWP Announce Record Summer Water Savings by LA Residents

"Sustainable landscapes and trees are very important for Los Angeles especially as we live with climate change. We can create beautiful, thriving landscapes with the right kind of trees, plants and features that attract creatures, use less water, and create energy savings through the shade from the trees."

November 7, 2022
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LADWP Offers New Direct Discount for Flume, a Smart Home Water Monitoring Device

"We heard from our customers on what they say will help them better take control of their water use and their utility bills and we are excited to be able to provide a considerable direct discount that we hope will incentivize our customers to adopt the use of this smart device."

September 29, 2022
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Commissioner Mia Lehrer in Action

February 2022
Commissioner Lehrer was profiled by the Los Angeles Times in February 2022 for her landscape design of SoFi Stadium. Click image to read article. 

(photo by (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

December 2021
Commissioner Lehrer speaks at Arts District Volunteer Tree Planting event on the importance of shade trees for energy efficiency and the value of saving money on cooling costs. Click image to view video.