Tidepool Tips (52W #8)

By Chelsea McGimpsey | June 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

52 Week Pledge, Action #8: Visit a tide pool and create an image or art piece inspired by your visit.  A tidepool is a pocket of seawater that can be found in the ocean’s intertidal zone (where the land meets the sea). Here in San Diego, we are lucky to have a vast number of […]

Water-Wise Money Savers (52W #5)

By Chelsea McGimpsey | May 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Week Five: Check with your local government agency for rebate programs Did you read that right? Yep, it’s true – you can help the environment, conserve water, and save money all at the same time. Read on for tips to help you be good to the planet and to your wallet. 1. Cut down on […]

What Is A Watershed and Why Does It Matter to Me? (52W #4)

By Chelsea McGimpsey | May 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Week Four: Visit and use “Find My Watershed” to discover which watershed you live in If you’ve been following Project Clean Water, you’ve probably heard us use the term “watershed” here and there… and if you’re not familiar, you may be wondering what exactly a watershed is? A watershed is any land area that […]

Share the Project Clean Water 52 Week Pledge

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

52 Ways to Love Your H20 Week Two: Share the Project Clean Water Pledge on social media   Stormwater pollution is one of the most persistent threats to San Diego’s coastline and ecosystem – but it doesn’t have to be. Now you can join Project Clean Water’s efforts to reduce stormwater pollution and support San […]

Who Is Project Clean Water?

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

52 Ways to Love Your H2O Week One: Go to and sign up for the Project Clean Water Pledge WHO? Project Clean Water involves everyone who lives in San Diego County. The initiative is coordinated through 21 governmental agencies: the County, Port of San Diego, San Diego International Airport, and the 18 incorporated cities […]

Project Clean Water Celebrates Official Public Launch on World Water Day

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

  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 […]

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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Rainy Season Checklist — Are you ready for wet weather?

By Chelsea McGimpsey | November 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

By Chelsea McGimpsey | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

By Chelsea McGimpsey | September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

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 […]