Press Releases

July 30 – Biggest California Water Users Targeted for Enforcement Action

California Waterkeepers call for bigger cuts to outdoor water use and increased investment in enforcement (Sacramento, CA) – Today, the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced a suite of enforcement actions against water agencies that failed to meet the Governor’s emergency mandate to reduce water use by 25 percent. The June […]

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July 29 – Coastkeeper Argues that San Diego County Water Authority’s Water Supply Plan Fails to Address Environmental Impacts

Today’s oral arguments are the first in organization’s 2014 lawsuit filed against the water supplier SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2015 – Today in the Superior Court of the State of California, San Diego Coastkeeper provided oral arguments for its lawsuit filed against the San Diego County Water Authority on March 27, 2014. Coastkeeper says the […]

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July 10 – Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Selected as Keynote Speaker for Coastkeeper’s 18th Annual Seaside Soiree

San Diego’s water quality watchdog says important fundraiser honors 20 years of impact SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2015–– On October 28, Waterkeeper Alliance President RobertF. Kennedy, Jr. will give a keynote address to guests at San Diego Coastkeeper’s 18th Annual Seaside Soiree.  This year’s open-air affair also marks a significant milestone for San Diego Coastkeeper, which turns 20 years old in its mission to protect and restore […]

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June 11 – San Diego Coastkeeper Celebrates 20th Anniversary Protecting the County’s Waters

Region’s water quality, water supply watchdog announces event honoring two decades of impact SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2015 – San Diego County is defined by meandering creeks and rivers, a beautiful coastline and an economy fueled by clean water. That’s why San Diego Coastkeeper has dedicated two decades to protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable and […]

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June 8 – San Diego Coastkeeper Honors Coastal Champions on World Oceans Day

Awards breakfast highlights San Diego Coastkeeper’s 20th anniversary protecting the county’s waters SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2015 – Today, while overlooking La Jolla’s marine playground from the Birch Aquarium, San Diego Coastkeeper crowned eight Coastal Champions who protect, restore and conserve San Diego County’s water. Coinciding with its 20th anniversary year, Coastkeeper’s 2015 Coastal Champion […]

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May 7 – San Diego Coastkeeper Says Yesterday’s Approval of Amendment to State’s Ocean Plan Sets Unclear Standards For Desalination Plants

Watchdog organization says decision by the State Water Resources Control Board could allow mistakes of Carlsbad Desalination plant to propagate statewide SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper says it is disappointed by yesterday’s State Water Resources Control Board decision to approve a statewide desalination policy that could allow future desalination projects, such […]

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April 8 – Bands Announced for Coastkeeper’s 4th-Annual Ocean Commotion Concert on April 18

Lee Koch, Jah-N-1 Roots, Mono Verde and Wag Halen join headliner The Barnwell Shift in the all-volunteer lineup SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2015 – The 4th-annual Ocean Commotion Concert at Campland on the Bay promoted by The World Beat Center and presented by San Diego Coastkeeper rallies more bands than ever. These environmentally conscious bands […]

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April 7 – Coastkeeper Says Today’s Approval of Statewide Trash Rules is Great for San Diego

California State Water Quality Control Board passes mandatory guidelines for cities and counties to prevent trash from reaching our waters SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2015 – Today, the California State Water Quality Control Board put into motion a first-of-its-kind statewide policy to prevent trash from reaching the state’s waters–and San Diego Coastkeeper says it’s a […]

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April 1 – San Diego Coastkeeper Opens Nominations for Coastal Champions Awards

On June 8, yearly event will recognize clean water advocates, projects across the county SAN DIEGO, April 1, 2015 – Want to show off your commitment to clean and plentiful water in San Diego County? Now’s your chance as San Diego Coastkeeper has opened nominations for its 2015 Coastal Champions Awards. An annual award celebration […]

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March 17 – Coastkeeper Welcomes Today’s State Water Board Approval; Sees Room For Stronger Regulations

San Diego-based watchdog says emergency conservation measures should become permanent new normal SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects drinkable waters in San Diego County, supports today’s vote by the California State Water Resources Control Board to renew the emergency urban water conservation regulations on the heels of new NASA data […]

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