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Emergency Regulation on Outdoor Watering

The State approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement.

All Californians will need to stop: washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff; using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle, and using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated…READ MORE


Sept. 20-27 Join In #ToastTheCoast !

It’s time to raise a glass to our local estuary: the Santa Monica Bay (and post a picture)!

We hope you celebrate the Bay year-round! But as Sept. 20-27 is National Estuaries Week—honoring those vibrant coastal areas where rivers meet the sea—we invite everyone who lives, works, or recreates within the Santa Monica Bay to take part in honoring it.  If you enjoy the Bay anywhere in the 266 square miles of coastline and ocean between the Ventura county line and Palos Verdes Peninsula…this means YOU!

This week, please share your special connection with the Bay by taking a photo, posting and tagging it with #ToastTheCoast.

Please CLICK HERE to hear what three dedicated Santa Monica Bay fans have to say about our local estuary!

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The Bay Foundation's Study of Vegetation Distribution in Ballona Wetlands for Draft Environmental Impact Report (PDF)

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"If astronauts can drink their pee then so can we." Tom Ford @SMBRF Urgent Water Conservation Panel at @theg2gallery

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Just launched multidisciplinary journal re fast-changing urban coastal regions around world. Peer-revwd. Pls Submit!

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Kelp restoration at Underwater Arch Cove