Project Clean Water

What Is A Watershed and Why Does It Matter to Me? (52W #4)

Week Four: Visit ProjectCleanWater.org and use “Find My Watershed” to discover which watershed you live in If you’ve been following Project Clean Water, you’ve probably heard us use the term “watershed” here and there… and if you’re not familiar, you may be wondering what exactly a watershed is? A watershed is any land area that …

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Project Clean Water Celebrates Official Public Launch on World Water Day

  On World Water Day, (March 22nd), we joined together with our nonprofit partners, individual supporters and dignitaries for the official public launch of Project Clean Water. During the socially distanced gathering at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, we celebrated the holiday and united under the cause of cleaner water for San Diego County. Attendees created …

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Rainy Season Checklist — Are you ready for wet weather?

When it rains, runoff from your home and property can carry pollutants such as bacteria, chemicals, auto fluids or trash directly to our waterways. Water that enters our storm drains is not treated before it enters our local creeks, rivers and the ocean. Clean water means healthy communities. Here are some actions you can take …

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Public Input Opportunity for the 2021 San Diego River Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan Update

The San Diego River Watershed Management Area (SDR WMA) jurisdictions are performing an update of the SDR WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP). The focus of the update is the incorporation of Famosa Slough Alternative Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). The update of the San Diego River Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan will …

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October Cleanup Events Brought to you by Project Clean Water partner I Love A Clean San Diego   SUNSET SWEEP: Thursday Early Evening Community Cleanup Series Join I Love A Clean San Diego, San Diego Canyonlands, and Think Blue San Diego for a VIRTUALLY hosted litter cleanup! It is important to stay safe and avoid group gatherings right now, so …

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San Dieguito Water Quality Improvement Plan Update – Consultation Panel Public Meeting

The San Dieguito Watershed Management Area (WMA) Responsible Agencies are performing an update of the San Dieguito WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP). The update has focused on the upper portions of the watershed, specifically the potential impairment of the municipal and domestic supply beneficial use at Lake Hodges Reservoir due to the presence of …

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San Dieguito Water Quality Improvement Plan Update – 30-Day Public Review Opportunity

The San Dieguito Watershed Management Area (WMA) Responsible Agencies are performing an update of the San Dieguito WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP) and are releasing the document for a 30-day public review. The WQIP update has focused on the upper portions of the watershed, specifically the potential impairment of the municipal and domestic supply …

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Minor Modifications to Table 1-2 and Section 1.4.1 of Model BMP Design Manual

The following minor edits were made to the May 2018 Model BMP Design Manual: Section 1.3, Table 1-2, Page 1-6. Applicability of Permanent, Post-Construction Storm Water Requirements. Removed “Maintenance activities that are part of a larger master planning effort…” Section 1.4.1.(f), Page 1-9. New or redevelopment projects that result in the disturbance of one or …

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Don’t Rush to Flush — Flushing Do’s and Don’ts

Flushing Do’s and Don’ts Did you know that wipes, paper towels and similar products, when flushed down toilets, do not break down properly and can cause significant problems for our sewer system and treatment plants? And don’t be fooled by those products labeled as ‘flushable’ – they are not compatible with sewer systems, the material …

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