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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September 1, 2016
9:30 AMSouth Orange County Watershed Management Area Water Quality Improvement Plan Consultation Panel Meeting3rd Meeting of the South OC Watershed Management Area - Water Quality Improvement Plan Consultation Panel.
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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 )