San Diego Coastkeeper believes a strategic combination of science, advocacy, education, and community engagement is the most effective way to address existing and emerging water-related issues. Select a program below to learn more about each element of our multi-pronged approach to protecting San Diego’s rivers, streams, and coastline.
Coordinating cleanups, leading conservation bike rides, and more.
Connecting environmental advocates, community leaders, and motivated citizens.
Using water monitoring and scientific inquiry to inform all our programs.
Providing San Diego’s youngest generation with hyper-local water education.
Standing up for San Diego’s rivers, streams, and coastline.
Empowering the community, one cleanup participant and intern at a time.
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.
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.