Know Your H2O

Surfrider articulates ongoing concerns over desalination

January 12th, 2016

As the Carlsbad desalination plant comes on line, Surfrider hosted a press conference to articulate some of the ongoing concerns and challenges. You can see and hear some of the coverage from KPBS and Midday Edition here. more »


We need you Nov 18th at the Regional Board!!! 12-2pm

November 16th, 2015

Do you care about water quality? Help us protect our hard won victory with the 2013 stormwater permit! Join us Nov 18th at the Regional Water Quality Control Board meeting (2375 Northside Drive, Suite 108 San Diego) to… more »

How does El Nino get to San Diego?

October 7th, 2015

You’ve heard about the strong, possibly record breaking El Nino weather event that has been building for months. The El Nino system has the potential to bring heavy rain to Southern California. In San Diego, previous El Ninos… more »

Why care about stormwater?

September 8th, 2015

By Jennifer Olim Why care about storm water? After all, it runs off your driveway, along the gutter, and then disappears down the drain. But you do run into that water again when you splash across the creek on your… more »

Save Water with Free WaterSmart Checkups

June 16th, 2015

One great way to conserve water is to make sure you are getting the most out of every drop. The San Diego County Water Authority and participating member agencies offer free, site-specific water-saving recommendations at homes or businesses… more »

Desal is not the answer!

May 6th, 2015

With mandatory water restrictions now in effect across the state, seawater desalination may seem more attractive than ever. Why restrict car washes and landscape watering when there’s an ocean of water just offshore, and all you have to… more »

Join us to hear from Toni Atkin’s office about the new Water Bond

February 23rd, 2015

The Know Your H20 committee invites all members to join us at our Tuesday April 21st meeting for a discussion with Deanna Spehn, Policy Director for State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins. Deanna will discuss money in the recently passed… more »

San Diego Pure Water Approved!

January 13th, 2015

  NOVEMBER 20 2014 |  BY RICK WILSON The work of numerous activists with Surfrider’s San Diego County Chapter over a period of many years paid off on November 18, 2014 when the San Diego City Council voted unanimously… more »

San Diego City Council to Vote on Pure Water

November 17th, 2014

On Tuesday, November 18th, the San Diego City Council will vote on two items that would allow the City to pursue a 20-year potable reuse program designed to reduce the outflow of sub-standard treated wastewater in our ocean, while… more »

Do You Really Know Your H2O?

September 15th, 2014

Join us for our next quarterly chapter meeting on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Karl Strauss Tasting Room, located at 5985 Santa Fe Street. Guests will receive one free taster courtesy of Karl Strauss and pizza… more »