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Nominate an Everyday Stormwater Superhero in Your Community!

There are many amazing people in San Diego County who are making a positive difference in their communities and work hard to help reduce stormwater pollution – and we want to celebrate them. In recognition of their incredible work, Project Clean Water is highlighting these special individuals and sharing their stories – but we can’t …

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2022 Los Peñasquitos WQIP Update

The Los Peñasquitos Watershed Management Area (WMA) Responsible Agencies are performing an update of the Los Peñasquitos WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP). View update here: https://projectcleanwater.org/download/los-penasquitos-wma-wqip-updated-2022/ The WQIP update focuses on the evaluation of the WMA’s WQIP Priority Water Quality Conditions, the water quality of waterbodies listed on the Environmental Protections Agency’s 2016 303(d) …

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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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Common Stormwater Pollutants – What They Are And How You Can Help

Storm drains are an important part of our infrastructure and help to keep rainfall, or stormwater, from flooding our streets and neighborhoods. However, rainwater and irrigation runoff wash pollutants, trash and chemicals into our storm drains. Stormwater is untreated – meaning it runs directly into our oceans, rivers and waterways along with anything else it …

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Pollution Prevention Gardening 101

Pollution prevention gardening is all about smart, sustainable gardening that uses greener methods and fewer chemicals to help reduce stormwater pollution. It’s a healthier, more cost-effective style of gardening that focuses on enhancing, nourishing and protecting the local environment. If you choose to plant fruits and veggies, you get the added benefit of growing and …

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How Stormwater Pollution is Affecting San Diego

Stormwater pollution is one of the most persistent threats to San Diego’s water quality. Stormwater is untreated – meaning that it travels directly into our rivers, lakes, and the ocean, along with any pollutants it may pick up along the way. The facts are relatively simple – but what are some of the actual effects …

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