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We're Turning 20

It's a whole new decade for protectable water. Take a moment to see where we've been and where we're going.  

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State Board Renews Conservation Regulations

But we think there's plenty of room for stronger action. Click to learn why. 

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Coastkeeper Releases 2014 Water Quality Data

It's no surprise to us -- our annual analysis of data shows the drought has affected more than water quantity. 

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Meet our 2015 Coastal Champions

These San Diego Coastkeeper heroes think protecting clean and plentiful water is simply the right (and easy) thing to do.  

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Is Your Beach Swimmable?

It's summertime: check our interactive Swim Guide to ensure your favorite beach is free from water quality advisories. 

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Water Quality 2014 - More Impacts from the Drought

In 2014: Looks like San Diego's drought affects more than water quantity—and we have the data to show it. We proudly announce the results of our 2014 Water Quality Monitoring efforts, and...

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Water Quality 2014: San Luis Rey Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 77, Fair We tracked two parameters of concern in San Luis Rey Watershed: Turbidity: Two-thirds of the turbidity samples exceeded healthy standards Levels of pH: Over half of the...

Water Quality 2014: Carlsbad Watershed

Water Quality 2014: Carlsbad Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 72, Fair To no surprise, our 2014 data showed that: Nitrate is consistently high in upper Escondido Creek In fact, four of the five samples with the highest nitrate...

Water Quality 2014: San Dieguito Watersh…

Water Quality 2014: San Dieguito Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 76, Fair Our data in San Dieguito Watershed show: Ammonia, phosphorus, and turbidity measuring at marginal on our Water Quality Index Scores Ammonia and phosphorus are nutrients. In the...

Water Quality 2014: Los Peñasquitos Wate…

Water Quality 2014: Los Peñasquitos Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 76, Fair Well, here it is: the most typical, average watershed in San Diego County in terms of water quality pollution and health. Our data in this...

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