What’s Happening

Tell SANDAG how you feel about increasing public transit!

January 21st, 2016

SANDAG Quality of Life Measure Public Input SANDAG is soliciting public input regarding a ballot measure it is planning for November 2016. We are asking our supporters tell SANDAG they support a measure that advances transit and active transportation…. more »

Two victories at Coastal Commission Hearing last week

January 20th, 2016

Last week was exciting for the San Diego Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation and for the health of our beaches. The Coastal Commission was in town, which happens only twice a year, and there were two items of… more »

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 »

Swell Cafe and Ocean Friendly Restaurants Promotion July 25 – August 1

July 14th, 2015

Come to Swell Cafe in Mission Beach from July 25 – August 1 to enjoy special coffee drinks in celebration of Swell Cafe joining Surfrider Foundation San Diego’s Ocean Friendly Restaurants campaign and their efforts to reduce restaurant… 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 »

Surfrider Celebrates 11th Annual International Surfing Day with a Free Event in Ocean Beach on June 20th

June 11th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE 06/11/15   Contact: Mandy Sackett Chapter Manager, Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter E-Mail: mandy@surfridersd.org Phone: (440) 749-6845 www.surfridersd.org   Surfrider Celebrates 11th Annual International Surfing Day with a Free Event in Ocean Beach… more »

No BS Visits the South Bay International Water Treatment Plant

June 10th, 2015

Scrubbers, Scum Skimmers, and Cake. These are the buzzwords that float (no pun intended) around the South Bay International Water Treatment Plant (SBIWTP).    On Saturday, May 30, 2015, the Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter’s No Border… more »