Chelsea McGimpsey

Project Clean Water Celebrates Official Public Launch on World Water Day

  On World Water Day, (March 22nd), we joined together with our nonprofit partners, individual supporters and dignitaries for the official public launch of Project Clean Water. During the socially distanced gathering at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, we celebrated the holiday and united under the cause of cleaner water for San Diego County. Attendees created …

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San Luis Rey River Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan Update Call for Data – April 14, 2021

The stakeholders in the San Luis Rey Watershed are embarking on a process to update the Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP) for the watershed.  The process will include a re-evaluation of priority water quality conditions for the watershed and possible updates to strategies to address the priorities and metrics to demonstrate improvements over time. One …

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Rainy Season Checklist — Are you ready for wet weather?

When it rains, runoff from your home and property can carry pollutants such as bacteria, chemicals, auto fluids or trash directly to our waterways. Water that enters our storm drains is not treated before it enters our local creeks, rivers and the ocean. Clean water means healthy communities. Here are some actions you can take …

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October Cleanup Events Brought to you by Project Clean Water partner I Love A Clean San Diego   SUNSET SWEEP: Thursday Early Evening Community Cleanup Series Join I Love A Clean San Diego, San Diego Canyonlands, and Think Blue San Diego for a VIRTUALLY hosted litter cleanup! It is important to stay safe and avoid group gatherings right now, so …

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San Dieguito Water Quality Improvement Plan Update – Consultation Panel Public Meeting

The San Dieguito Watershed Management Area (WMA) Responsible Agencies are performing an update of the San Dieguito WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP). The update has focused on the upper portions of the watershed, specifically the potential impairment of the municipal and domestic supply beneficial use at Lake Hodges Reservoir due to the presence of …

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San Dieguito Water Quality Improvement Plan Update – 30-Day Public Review Opportunity

The San Dieguito Watershed Management Area (WMA) Responsible Agencies are performing an update of the San Dieguito WMA Water Quality Improvement Plan (WQIP) and are releasing the document for a 30-day public review. The WQIP update has focused on the upper portions of the watershed, specifically the potential impairment of the municipal and domestic supply …

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Don’t Rush to Flush — Flushing Do’s and Don’ts

Flushing Do’s and Don’ts Did you know that wipes, paper towels and similar products, when flushed down toilets, do not break down properly and can cause significant problems for our sewer system and treatment plants? And don’t be fooled by those products labeled as ‘flushable’ – they are not compatible with sewer systems, the material …

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