Toxic Waters in San Diego

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San Luis Rey Watershed

This is the last part in the series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this final entry in our series, we take a look at the San Luis Rey Watershed. Photo Credit Shannon Switzer, girlchasesglobe.com The San Luis Rey …

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Pueblo Watershed

This is part 3 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this third part, we are going to take a look at the Pueblo watershed. The Pueblo Watershed is San Diego County’s smallest, and most …

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Los Peñasquitos

This is part 2 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this second part, we are going to take a look at the Los Peñasuitos lagoon. Water Quality Data Supports Restoration of Los Peñasquitos The …

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Maintaining High Quality Data

This is part 1 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this first part, we are going to examine the high quality nature of the data generated by the water monitoring program. Last month we …

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Pueblo Watershed

This is part 3 of a 5 part series of results from our water monitoring lab. If you haven’t read our watershed report, head over here and check it out. In this third part, we are going to take a look at the Pueblo watershed.The Pueblo Watershed is San Diego County’s smallest, and most urbanized, …

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The Shipyard Cleanup Needs a Clear Communication Plan

For years, shipyards dumped pollutants into the sediments of San Diego’s waters. Since the approval of the cleanup plan, they’ve been good about listening to our feedback on how to cleanup the problem, but they haven’t been good about listening to yours. The Remedial Action Plan, adopted back in March, set forth a strong cleanup …

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The Swim Guide

Hopefully you all have seen our new and improved beach status webpage and smartphone app. If not, check it out at our Beach Status webpage. It has never been easier to check for beach closures and advisories. So, how does it work? The San Diego County Department of Environmental health is in charge of issuing beach …

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