Protecting and restoring Fishable Swimmable Drinkable Waters in San Diego County
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We balance advocacy, community outreach, education, and science to promote stewardship of clean water and a healthy coastal ecosystem.
Select a program below to learn more about each element of our multi-pronged approach to protecting San Diego’s rivers, streams, and coastline.
San Diego Water Quality Map
Urban runoff following rains, sewage spills, and other factors commonly influence coastal water quality in San Diego County. Planning to head out to surf or swim today? Check the beach water quality map for current closures and advisories. In the meantime, we’re working hard to protect San Diego’s water quality so that these closures happen less and less frequently, because we believe clean water is a fundamental right shared by both humans and the environment.
Learn More About Water Issues in San Diego
From the latest in statewide conservation policy to in-depth looks at the relationship between water and energy, the Coastkeeper blog is full of useful, timely information for the curious mind.
Lola Schettini Ramirez reflects on her first year as a University of San Diego (USD) College Corps fellow with San Diego Coastkeeper’s science program.
Alexis (Lex) Padilla reflects on her time as a University of San Diego (USD) College Corps fellow with San Diego Coastkeeper’s education program.