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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Share the Project Clean Water 52 Week Pledge

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

52 Ways to Love Your H20 Week Two: Share the Project Clean Water Pledge on social media   Stormwater pollution is one of the most persistent threats to San Diego’s coastline and ecosystem – but it doesn’t have to be. Now you can join Project Clean Water’s efforts to reduce stormwater pollution and support San […]

Who Is Project Clean Water?

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

52 Ways to Love Your H2O Week One: Go to ProjectCleanWater.org and sign up for the Project Clean Water Pledge WHO? Project Clean Water involves everyone who lives in San Diego County. The initiative is coordinated through 21 governmental agencies: the County, Port of San Diego, San Diego International Airport, and the 18 incorporated cities […]

Project Clean Water Celebrates Official Public Launch on World Water Day

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

  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 […]

San Luis Rey River Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan Update Call for Data – April 14, 2021

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The stakeholders in the San Luis Rey Watershed are embarking on a process to update the Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP) for the watershed.  The process will include a re-evaluation of priority water quality conditions for the watershed and possible updates to strategies to address the priorities and metrics to demonstrate improvements over time. One […]

By Chelsea McGimpsey | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | September 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By chris | May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]