Posts with the category ‘Polluted Runoff’


Industrial stormwater: from nuisance to resource

California has two major water challenges: supply and quality. Stormwater—the rain that runs off our roads and rooftops, picking up trash, chemicals, motor oil and other nasty substances as it… Read More…


Honoring Swimmable California Day

This week we celebrate the 5th Annual Swimmable California Day thanks to the California Legislature proclaiming July 25th as a day to recognize our rights to coastlines, beaches, estuaries, rivers,… Read More…


Improving Enforcement to Hold Polluters Accountable

Enforcement database tool helps California Waterkeepers map industrial pollution hotspots in San Diego   The State Water Board’s job is to keep California’s coast, bays, and rivers clean and safe… Read More…


San Diego Coastkeeper Releases 2016 Water Quality Report

For the first time since 2013, San Diego Coastkeeper’s data show an overall improvement in San Diego’s water quality. “This is great news. Of course, a single year of overall… Read More…


Help Russian Riverkeeper Stop Pollution Trading

The North Coast Water Quality Control Board has proposed a draft Laguna Water Quality Credit Trading Program – which is really a pollution trading program. The Water Board’s draft pollution trading framework proposes… Read More…


Citizen Enforcement Helps Keep Our Water Clean

By Matt O’Malley and Drevet Hunt | Originally published on Voice of San Diego January 27, 2017 Our bay suffers from industrial stormwater pollution. Environmental groups like San Diego Coastkeeper… Read More…


California’s Blue Resistance: Enforcing Water Laws in the Trump Era

Our new President said he was “committed to eliminating harmful and unnecessary policies” like the Climate Action Plan and the Waters of the Unites States rule. He is already making… Read More…


You can Join the Clean Water Team

Volunteers like you help California Waterkeepers safeguard our coastlines and waterways from urban runoff, which can have devastating consequences to aquatic communities and human health. Stormwater runoff is the major… Read More…


Clean Water Accomplishments

California Coastkeeper Alliance was founded in 1999 with the belief that a healthy ocean and coast and clean water is vital to California’s economy, public health and way of life…. Read More…


Work for Your Water This Weekend

Water works for you every day. This weekend, it’s your turn to return the favor.  On Saturday, thousands of Californians will show their local beaches some love on Coastal Cleanup… Read More…


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