Press Releases

September 6 – North County Resident Utilizes Coastkeeper’s Pollution Hotline to Solve Mystery

Regional Board halts water quality violation thanks to Janis Selby Jones’ desire to protect the ocean

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September 2 – San Diego Teachers Turn Local Pollution Into Curriculum at Coastkeeper Training

Workshop at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center helps teachers create water science lessons with a local focus

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August 23 – Analysis Shows Water Science Education Efforts Increased Awareness of Water Issues by 56 Percent

Coastkeeper’s Project SWELL inspires more than 4,000 San Diego students to protect local waters

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July 19 – San Diego Coastkeeper Welcomes Dr. Mark Laska to Board of Directors

Ecology entrepreneur adds depth of knowledge and experience to board

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May 25: Coastkeeper to Give Away Rash Guards for World Oceans Day on June 11

Marine Protected Area-themed swim accessory available to first 50 volunteers WHAT Nothing says World Oceans Day like swimming in one of San Diego’s underwater state parks—and picking up trash to protect it. That’s why, on June 11, at its La Jolla Shores beach cleanup, San Diego Coastkeeper will give the first 50 volunteers a free […]

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May 18 – Coastkeeper Responds to State Board’s Consideration to Readopt Drought Emergency Regulations

Please consider this statement in response to today’s California State Water Resources Control Board’s consideration of a proposed resolution amending and readopting drought-related emergency regulations for urban water conservation. This statement is submitted by San Diego Coastkeeper Program Director Travis Pritchard. He may be reached for further comment by contacting Jamie Hampton at 858-337-7466 or […]

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May 10 – Coastkeeper Releases 2015 Water Quality Report: Data Indicate Drought May Be Worsening Water Quality Second Year in A Row

Online, color-coded map shows residents water quality in their communities SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2016— Today, San Diego Coastkeeper, an organization protecting and restoring San Diego County’s fishable, swimmable, drinkable water, published its 2015 San Diego County Water Quality Report. The organization’s data indicate, for the second year in a row, that the drought may […]

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May 3 – Coastkeeper Comments on Quality of Life Dashboard Released Today

Watchdog says data show the region must continue to invest in water SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2016 — Water: we need it to live, to work and to thrive. That’s why San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects fishable, swimmable and drinkable water, says that the Quality of Life Dashboard released today shows a grave need for […]

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April 12 – Coastkeeper Announces Tracie Barham as Executive Director

SAN DIEGO (April 12, 2016) – Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announces Tracie Barham, an eighteen-year veteran of nonprofit leadership, as its new executive director. Barham will lead the water watchdog’s efforts to achieve goals in its 2015-2018 strategic plan, which include lowering San Diego County household water use by 25 percent and training 300 new […]

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March 4 – Coastkeeper Announces 5th Annual Ocean Commotion Concert on April 30

Oceanside’s The Barnwell Shift to headline outdoor show at Campland on the Bay to Benefit San Diego County Water SAN DIEGO, March 4, 2016 – On Saturday, April 30, San Diego Coastkeeper invites San Diego to party for our water at its 5th annual Ocean Commotion Concert. The event at Campland on the Bay celebrates […]

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