Sherri Akers's Blog (4)

Tier 1 water rate allotment

You can log on to your account with the DWP to see your allotment. Our summer allotment is 28 HCF and winter is 22 HCF. We just got the bill for the last two months and our usage was 10 HCF! Doesn't that indicate that the allotments are achievable???

Yet I am astonished at how many neighbors I see still using their sprinklers mid day and on days other than Mon and Thursday. I was verbally abused when I tried to say something to someone a few blocks over who was washing down the alley next… Continue

Added by Sherri Akers on June 14, 2009 at 7:23am — 2 Comments

Wise Water Use Expo - July 21st - Save the Date!

The CD11 Empowerment Congress Environmental Committee invites you to their Wise Water Use Expo.

The event is hosted by the Mar Vista Community Council Green Committee and will be held on the evening of July 21st at the Mar Vista Recreation Center at 7:00 PM

The evening is designed to further awareness of the drought crisis that we face as a community and provide information and tools to embrace water conservation. There… Continue

Added by Sherri Akers on June 5, 2009 at 8:22am — No Comments

Eliminate plastic dry cleaning bags!

Check out the comment on the recent posting on our Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase blog -

Green Garmento will give away free reusable dry cleaning bags. Let's start a crusade in mar Vista to eliminate plastic dry cleaning bags!

Added by Sherri Akers on May 26, 2009 at 8:14am — No Comments

Just saw the film Fuel - it's amazing!

For all of us focused on the environment, I think this is a really important movie - check it out at
It is showing in LA for one week but if enough of us see it, they will give it wider distribution. I really encourage everyone to see it!

Added by Sherri Akers on February 14, 2009 at 7:17pm — No Comments

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