OC Watershed

OC Watersheds is a division in the Orange County Public Works department that coordinates watershed planning efforts, collects water quality, hydrologic, and meteorological data, develops large-scale water quality projects, reduces pollutants in local waterbodies, and ensures countywide compliance with state and federal water quality regulations. For additional information on the drought, including turf removal rebate program, visit overwateringisout.org.

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.

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Events

September 27, 2016
1:30 PMSouth OC Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan - Public WorkshopSouth Orange County Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan Public Workshop (3rd public workshop).
October 1, 2016
10:00 AMSouth County Water Expo 2016The South Orange County Water Expo is a family-fun educational event that will provide homeowners with resources to conserve water. There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as educational exhibits & hands-on displays.
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News ImageSeptember 21, 2016  South OC WMA WQIP Public Workshop - Sept. 27, 1:30 - 3:30 PM, Laguna Hills Community Center
South OC Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan
3rd Public Workshop - Tuesday, September 27, 1:30 - 3:30 PM, Laguna Hills Community Center
( Meeting Agenda )
News ImageSeptember 20, 2016  South County Water Expo-Oct 1, 2016
Supervisor Bartlett along with the Discovery Science Cube and other partners are hosting a family-fun educational event that will provide homeowners with resources to conserve water. There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as educational exhibits & hands-on displays.
Please click link below for additional information http://www.socwater.com

News ImageMay 3, 2016  OC Public Works Wins Data Innovation Challenge
On April 22nd, 2016, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced a team comprised of staff from OC Public Works/OC Watersheds and representatives of CloudCompli as the winners of the inaugural Data Innovation Challenge. ( SWRCB Data Innovation Challenge Press Release )