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September 25, 2014
9:00 AMOrange County Coastal CoalitionThe Orange County Coastal Coalition is an association of local, regional, state, and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, private industry, and the public whose role is to advocate, educate, and coordinate activities along the Orange County coast.
October 2, 2014
2:30 PMSouth Orange County Watershed Management Area Executive Committee MeetingThe South Orange County Watershed Management Executive Committe meetings are open to the public to discuss watershed issues related to water supply, water quality, water conservation and managing natural resources.

Mission Statement

To develop regional management strategies to preserve, protect, and enhance coastal resources and surface waters throughout Orange County. A watershed approach considers the entire geographic area that a watercourse drains to address a broad range of issues.

WHAT IS A WATERSHED?

A watershed is the geographic area draining into a river system, ocean or other body of water through a single outlet and includes the receiving waters. Watersheds are usually bordered and/or separated from other watersheds by mountain ridges or other naturally elevated areas.

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Latest News

News ImageAugust 15, 2014  OC Environmental Data Portal Launched
OC Watersheds is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new data portal which will allow users to explore interactive maps and download a variety of geographic and environmental data for Orange County. Please visit http://ocenvironmentaldata.giscloud.com/ to access the portal.

News ImageOctober 23, 2013  Coastal Cocktails PSA Hits Orange County Airwaves
As you are channel surfing, be on the look out for a new public service announcement hitting the airwaves promoting the importance of water pollution prevention. The "Coastal Cocktails - Toxitini" ad is a reminder of what can happen if we don't all do our part. Posters and drink coasters are also available for use. For more information and tips on how you can help, visit http://ocwatersheds.com/publiced/stormwater.