Press Releases

November 17 – Environmental Organizations Say Today’s Water Rate Increase Keeps City of San Diego in Compliance

Organizations say 2014 contract obligates City to fund Pure Water San Diego  SAN DIEGO, November 15, 2015 – Today’s San Diego City Council vote means water rates will increase to pay for things like water infrastructure upgrades and Pure Water San Diego. Four San Diego environmental organizations say this keeps the City in compliance with …

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October 26 – Project SWELL Partners Launch 5th Grade Curriculum Featuring Pure Water San Diego

Environmental science lessons teach students about San Diego’s new wastewater recycling program SAN DIEGO – October 26, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, Think Blue San Diego and San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) have launched a new lesson in their Project SWELL fifth grade curriculum featuring information about Pure Water, San Diego’s wastewater recycling program. …

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July 31 – Yesterday’s Ruling Puts San Diego at Risk With Energy-Intensive Water Supply Plan

Coastkeeper says Water Authority’s misguided long-term strategy gets a pass despite elevated need for conservation, water recycling SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2015 – Yesterday, the Superior Court of the State of California ruled against San Diego Coastkeeper in its lawsuit against the San Diego County Water Authority for failing to account for the environmental impacts …

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July 29 – Coastkeeper Argues that San Diego County Water Authority’s Water Supply Plan Fails to Address Environmental Impacts

Today’s oral arguments are the first in organization’s 2014 lawsuit filed against the water supplier SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2015 – Today in the Superior Court of the State of California, San Diego Coastkeeper provided oral arguments for its lawsuit filed against the San Diego County Water Authority on March 27, 2014. Coastkeeper says the …

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June 11 – San Diego Coastkeeper Celebrates 20th Anniversary Protecting the County’s Waters

Region’s water quality, water supply watchdog announces event honoring two decades of impact SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2015 – San Diego County is defined by meandering creeks and rivers, a beautiful coastline and an economy fueled by clean water. That’s why San Diego Coastkeeper has dedicated two decades to protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable and …

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June 8 – San Diego Coastkeeper Honors Coastal Champions on World Oceans Day

Awards breakfast highlights San Diego Coastkeeper’s 20th anniversary protecting the county’s waters SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2015 – Today, while overlooking La Jolla’s marine playground from the Birch Aquarium, San Diego Coastkeeper crowned eight Coastal Champions who protect, restore and conserve San Diego County’s water. Coinciding with its 20th anniversary year, Coastkeeper’s 2015 Coastal Champion …

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May 7 – San Diego Coastkeeper Says Yesterday’s Approval of Amendment to State’s Ocean Plan Sets Unclear Standards For Desalination Plants

Watchdog organization says decision by the State Water Resources Control Board could allow mistakes of Carlsbad Desalination plant to propagate statewide SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper says it is disappointed by yesterday’s State Water Resources Control Board decision to approve a statewide desalination policy that could allow future desalination projects, such …

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