The Los Angeles River Master Plan provides for the optimization and enhancement of
aesthetic, recreational, flood control and environmental values by creating a community resource, enriching
the quality of life for residents, and recognizing the river's primary purpose for flood control.
LOS ANGELES RIVER MASTER PLAN GOALS
Ensure flood control and public safety needs are met.
Improve the appearance of the river and the pride of local communities in it.
Promote the river as an economic asset to the surrounding communities.
Preserve, enhance, and restore environmental resources in and along the river.
Consider stormwater management alternatives.
Ensure public involvement and coordinate Master Plan development and implementation among jurisdictions.
Provide a safe environment and a variety of recreational opportunities along the river.
Ensure safe access to and compatibility between the river and other activity centers.