Admiral's Circle

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The Admiral's Circle recognizes donors whose investment in San Diego Coastkeeper demonstrates true philanthropic leadership. Our staff and board members take our responsibility to steward your investment seriously and hope that you will want to engage with us throughout the year.

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With your support, we collect one more water sample; spend an additional hour in a council meeting; provide one more teacher with environmental education supplies. Together, we ensure clean, healthy water. Click to join a long list of of members and donate to San Diego Coastkeeper right now.

P.S. Don't forget to let us know if your company will match your donation!

Legacy Gifts

planned_givingPhoto Guided By Imagination PhotographyWhat better way to commemorate a meaningful day or build a legacy than with a gift that lasts forever? Clean, healthy, plentiful water in our community speaks volumes about your values.

Membership

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You will join over 6,000 members who want to safely paddle into the ocean after a rainstorm, enjoy hikes alongside clean streams and fish from a healthy bay. You're saying you envision a county that builds sustainable communities and a region that stands committed to a strong economy.

Join us today.

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Thank You Donors

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Whether you pour a drop, a stream or a torrent into the pool of philanthropic support of clean water, your personal impact changes our world. Thank you for your vision.

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Water Quality 2014 - More Impacts from t…

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...

Water Quality 2014: San Luis Rey Watersh…

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...

Water Quality 2014: San Diego Watershed

Water Quality 2014: San Diego Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 62, Marginal 2014 was not a good year for the San Diego River. It dropped two levels on our Water Quality Index score, moving from Good in...

Water Quality 2014: Pueblo Watershed

Water Quality 2014: Pueblo Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 64, Marginal A few key takeaways from our Pueblo Watershed data: Chollas River sites often had very high phosphorus and ammonia Volunteers found and removed lots of trash from...

Water Quality 2014: Sweetwater Watershed

Water Quality 2014: Sweetwater Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 62, Marginal Our data in Sweetwater Watershed showed: Very low dissolved oxygen levels Usually high ammonia and phosphorus concentrations Again, another watershed indicative of extremely low water flows creating high...

Water Quality 2014: Otay Watershed

Water Quality 2014: Otay Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 53, Marginal If we're going to call Los Penasquitos the average watershed example of San Diego County, we're going to call Otay Watershed the most consistent watershed...

Water Quality 2014: Tijuana Watershed

Water Quality 2014: Tijuana Watershed

Water Quality Index Score: 12, Poor Let's acknowledge that we only gathered one sample from the Tijuana Watershed in 2014. Thankfully, the Tijuana-based sewage treatment plant handles and purifies 50 million...

Fixable Facts

  • San Diego Coastkeeper's efforts have helped to reduce the number of sewage spills by 90% since 2001.
  • San Diego Coastkeeper and the San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation conduct twice-monthly beach cleanups. We work with more than 4,000 volunteers each year.
  • In 2008 and 2009, Coastkeeper and our north county partners successfully advocated for significant fines (totaling $2 million) for spills in Buena Vista Lagoon and Escondido Creek.
  • It's in order: reduce, reuse THEN recycle.
  • Each year Coastkeeper brings together nearly 5,000 cleanup volunteers to remove more than 7,000 pounds of trash.
  • San Diego Coastkeeper has trained over 700 volunteer water quality monitors.
  • A "consent decree" is a legal tool that provides an enforceable timeline and milestones for pollution cleanup and prevention.
  • Coastkeeper volunteers removed over 560 pounds of trash from Mission Bay on a single morning in October 2013.
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