Press Releases

March 11 – Coastkeeper Publishes 2014 Water Quality Data, Highlighting Impacts from Drought

Watchdog organization reports that low water levels likely affect San Diego’s water quality, too SAN DIEGO — March 11, 2015 — Today, San Diego Coastkeeper announces the results from its 2014 Water Quality Monitoring efforts, including an analysis of countywide trends and individual Water Quality Index Scores for nine watersheds. According to Coastkeeper, last year’s data […]

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February 25 – Campland on the Bay Selects San Diego Coastkeeper as Fundraising Beneficiary

Initial $15,000 donation kicks off ongoing campaign to support clean water San Diego, Calif. – Michael Gelfand, president of Campland on the Bay, San Diego’s most popular year-round campground and marina located on the shores of Mission Bay, presented a check for $15,000 to San Diego Coastkeeper at their Seaside Soiree fundraising event held at […]

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February 24 – Coastkeeper Says Referendum Against Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Should Incentivize Mayor Faulconer and Council to Move on Local Law

Clean water advocates say it’s less costly for taxpayers to address the plastic bag pollution at its source San Diego — February 24, 2015 — San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters, says San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Council should respond with immediate local action in light of today’s news […]

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February 17 – Research Released Today Reinforces Need for Cities to Retain, Enforce Mandatory Water-Use Restrictions

Water supply watchdog says Equinox Center’s new report uncovered alarming trends in long-term water use in the county SAN DIEGO, February 17, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects drinkable waters in San Diego County, says a county-specific report released today shows why mandatory water-use restrictions should be the new normal and that education and […]

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January 21 – Coastkeeper Celebrates 20th Anniversary with its 4th-Annual Ocean Commotion Concert on April 18

Oceanside’s The Barnwell Shift to headline outdoor show at Campland on the Bay SAN DIEGO, January 21, 2015 – On Saturday, April 18, San Diego Coastkeeper invites San Diego to rock for a cause at its 4th-annual Ocean Commotion Concert. This year it’s bigger, better and more fun at Campland on the Bay to raise […]

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January 20 – San Diego Coastkeeper Releases Time-Lapse Video Showing How Wetlands Naturally Buffer King Tides

Coastkeeper invites media to watch wetlands January 19 – 21 during high tides to understand how they protect developed areas as sea levels rise   SAN DIEGO, January 20, 2015––King tides, some of the highest tides of the year, hit San Diego this week, and the area’s wetlands will soak those rising tides like a […]

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December 16 – 2013 Year in Review: Coastkeeper, Surfrider Tally San Diego Beach Cleanup Data

Cardiff State Beach replaces Mission Beach as dirtiest beach in San Diego County SAN DIEGO, December 16,2013–– San Diego Coastkeeper and the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter—two of the region’s leading environmental organizations—removed 9,544 pounds of trash from San Diego beaches in 2013. After tallying this year’s results, organizers say 6,489 volunteers removed 1,950 […]

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November 5 – Mexican, American Students Learn About Water Quality at Coastkeeper’s 12th Annual World Water Monitoring Day

Nearly 100 students to participate in activities at Birch Aquarium on November 8 SAN DIEGO, November 5, 2013—As part of the global World Water Monitoring Challenge, San Diego Coastkeeper will host nearly 100 international students for its 12th Annual World Water Monitoring Day at Birch Aquarium at Scripps on November 8. Students from Tijuana, Mexico, […]

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October 26 – Hundreds of Volunteers Team Up to Clean Mission Bay

Volunteers remove 561 pounds of trash from Mission Bay and surrounding park SAN DIEGO (Oct. 26, 2013) – This morning hundreds of volunteers on boat and land conducted a three-hour clean sweep of Mission Bay for SeaWorld and San Diego Coastkeeper’s Second Annual Mission Possible: Clean the Bay Day. More than 200 participants joined the […]

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October 24 – Coastkeeper Says City’s New Report Shows Need To Invest In Stormwater

Water quality organization says city can’t delay improvements any longer, must think holistically about solutions SAN DIEGO – October 24, 2013 – San Diego Coastkeeper, an organization that protect fishable, swimmable, drinkable waters in San Diego County, says that the City of San Diego’s October 11 report underscores a need to financially plan and think […]

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