143 Million Gallons Spill in Tijuana River

For 17 days straight, the Tijuana River Valley was being flooded with more than 143 million gallons of sewage seeping in from a rupture in a sewage collector pipe on the Mexico side of the border. This is by far the largest sewage spill in over a decade, if not ever.

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Gaslamp Pub Crawl hosted by Florent Restaurant & Lounge

Everyone loves a good bar crawl… especially when 100% of the proceeds go to an amazing cause!

On Saturday, April 1stFlorent Restaurant & Lounge and Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter are partnering to bring partygoers the first annual Gaslamp Pub Crawl!

100% off the proceeds will be going to the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter. Make a difference for San Diego’s beaches all while having fun this spring! Tickets are $40.

Read more and get your tickets here!

For Our Oceans, Waves and Beaches.

With nearly 70 miles of coastline to protect, our chapter is one of the largest and most active in the world.  We are a grassroots organization, which means the people working to protect our local oceans, waves and beaches are volunteers who care about San Diego and want to make a difference.

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Beach and Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach Case

On Friday, December 9, 2016, San Diego Superior Court Judge Timothy M. Casserly issued a ruling in the Beach and Bluff Conservancy v. City of Solana Beach Case.

The Surfrider Foundation and its San Diego Chapter sees the ruling to uphold 5 major provisions of the 7 provisions challenged as a huge vindication of the efforts by the City of Solana Beach, California Coastal Commission (CCC) and the Surfrider Foundation to deal with the debilitating impacts of seawalls and development on beach access and recreation.

To learn more about this lawsuit, click here

Core Volunteer Orientation

Join us for CVO and kickstart your volunteering with the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter!

CVO will be on Wednesday, April 19th from 6:30-8pm.  Pizza and beverages are provided!

Sign up here!


Protect & Enjoy

We ensure clean water, healthy ocean and coastlines and accessible beaches for all to enjoy by finding lasting solutions to the threats our ocean faces.

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In 2016, 6,333 volunteers removed 9,399 pounds of debris during beach cleanups in coastal areas of San Diego, capturing it before it could pollute the ocean.

Click the link below to read about our victories in 2016 and previous years!

Our Victories


Florent Pub Crawl

Spend April 1st enjoying a Gaslamp Quarter Pubcrawl with Florent Restaurant & Lounge supporting the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter!

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