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July 24, 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.
August 20, 2014
1:30 PMNewport Bay Watershed Executive Committee MeetingThis meeting provides a framework for managing water resource issues in the Central Orange County Watershed Management Area.

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.


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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News ImageMay 23, 2014  OC Beaches Get Clean Bill of Health for Summer Heal the Bay has released its 2013-14 Annual Beach Report Card and Orange County residents aren't the only ones who've been working to get fit for the summer season - the coastline has been watching its waste-line too. See the following press release for more information: Press Release

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