Urban Runoff

Urban Runoff in San Diego

Urban runoff is the single biggest threat to water quality in San Diego.1 Urban runoff is water that flows over man-made surfaces in densely populated areas and drains directly into our water bodies. Stormwater, irrigation and other water absorb the materials on top of the surfaces including pollutants such as oil, grease, pesticides, metals, bacteria […]


Protecting San Diego from Urban Runoff

Urban runoff isn’t just a coastal issue.It is one of the main reasons water bodies throughout San Diego County fail to meet minimum water quality standards. San Diego Coastkeeper works to reverse this trend in San Diego by fighting urban runoff, advocating for protective regulations, reducing development impacts and uniting citizens to help. Fighting urban […]


Low Impact Development in San Diego

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