Partners – Project Clean Water

Working Together

Together we can drive broader social and systems change and have a greater collective impact on reducing stormwater pollution in the San Diego region to support clean water and healthy communities.

Project Clean Water is proud to partner with the following organizations that are dedicated to protecting water quality in our region.

Changing Tides Foundation

Founded by a surfing sisterhood in 2016, Changing Tides Foundation is a women-led growing community of diverse collaborators with a passion for solving global challenges and creating change.

Groundswell Community Project

Groundswell Community Project is a sisterhood of intersectional women holding safe and brave space for individuals and communities to find their healing, power and belonging in Mother Ocean’s waves.


Kindhumans was created to celebrate the good in humanity by elevating community, commerce, and world-changing causes.

I Love A Clean San Diego

I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD) leads and inspires their community to actively conserve and enhance the environment through example, outreach, and local involvement.

Un Mar De Colores

Un Mar De Colores believes the ocean has the power to connect us all. Surfing reminds us of our relationship to nature and each other by opening our eyes to our place and role in our ecosystem.

San Diego Coastkeeper

San Diego Coastkeeper’s team of advocates, educators, scientists, and community engagement specialists work in tandem to address myriad water challenges across San Diego County.

The Rob Machado Foundation

The Rob Machado Foundation was founded upon the fundamental belief that our planet needs to be taken care of, and there’s no better place to start than with our local communities and our children.

Surfrider Foundation

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.

San Diego Sport Innovators

Through supporting companies at all stages, we help create jobs, but not just any jobs, jobs that make our city and our residents, and ultimately our nation, a healthier, happier place to be.


WILDCOAST is an international team that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and addresses climate change through natural solutions.

Native Like Water

Native Like Water prepares Indigenous youth and adults in science, outdoor education, conservation, wellness, and cultural self-exploration.

San Diego Loyal Soccer Club

San Diego Loyal SC is built on four core pillars – independent, authentic, inclusive and optimistic. San Diego Loyal plays for America’s Finest City and is led by some of the best in sport.

Emerald Keepers

Emerald Keepers is a group of volunteers leading a growing community-based effort to care for our coastal community, ensure Coronado’s sustainability for generations to come, and serve as a model for other communities. Emerald Keepers’ mission is to educate the community to develop and celebrate more sustainable practices and strive to be a model city for the health of our oceans, our beach community, and the world.


Remove Litter • Create Jobs • Beautify California
Trash has plagued California’s streets and highways for decades. Clean California makes significant investments in litter collection, community engagement and education to ultimately transform unsightly roadsides into spaces of pride for all Californians. This is truly a statewide effort with potential projects in all 58 counties, with nearly a third of the funds going directly to cities, counties, tribes and transit agencies to clean local streets and public spaces.

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation aims to energize people through education and outreach to preserve the Agua Hedionda Lagoon as an accessible and healthy watershed for all.

Paddle For Peace

We are a San Diego based 501(c)(3) Organization whose focus is to diversify our coastal spaces. We focus on bringing members of BIPOC and underserved communities to our coastal spaces to recreate and learn about ocean conservation and ocean safety. We do this by removing barriers and providing resources with our programs at no cost to participants.