Know Your H2O

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 »

Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Gardens program in the news

August 19th, 2014

Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Garden’s program was recently featured in a San Diego Union Tribune article about local water-saving resources.  The article features tips and resources for local residents looking to cut back on their water use in the… more »

if you love the coast, you may want to kill your lawn.

July 7th, 2014

Turning away from the tradition of a lawn with sprinklers may seem extreme to some. But the truth about turf is that it’s too thirsty for Southern California’s arid climate, especially during a drought. Why does this matter… more »

Garden Assistance Party in Carlsbad

June 28th, 2014

Want to learn practical skills creating a landscape that protects our ocean? If so, sign up for our Garden Assistance Party on Saturday, July 12th from 9am-3pm in Carlsbad. We will be returning to the location of our… more »

Can You Hear Me Now? County Water Authority Turns Deaf Ear to the Public

April 7th, 2014

After receiving comments from more than 200 San Diego County residents and sharp criticism from at least five environmental groups, the County Water Authority decided on March 27th its staff had drafted a nearly perfect master plan and… more »

Surfrider chimes in on water conservation targets

April 4th, 2014

Since we are at the “end of the pipe” here in San Diego, Surfrider believes that we need to have more aggressive water conservation targets than the State mandated 20% by 2020; especially since we are already achieving… more »