Our work seeks to improve water quality and increase the quantity of fresh water available to the Estuary with projects that: increase drought resistance and water efficiency; reduce reliance on imported water; improve freshwater flow patterns, quantity, and timing to better support natural resources; and reduce contaminants entering the system.
Under a Clean Vessel Act grant from the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways, the Estuary Partnership manages a dynamic Education/Outreach and Monitoring program aimed at encouraging boaters to use pumpout and dump stations rather than discharging directly into the Estuary.
Transforming Urban Water is a collaborative initiative that advances innovative nature-based solutions for the San Francisco Bay shoreline in conjunction with wastewater treatment facilities.
Facilitating water quality improvement projects as restitution for violations under the Regional Water Quality Control Board’s enforcement process.
Devices on this list have been approved by Water Board staff as providing full trash capture in compliance with the Municipal Regional Stormwater NPDES Permit.
Healthy Watersheds, Resilient Baylands includes 10 multi-benefit urban greening projects in the South Bay.
Design, construction, and monitoring of an array of landscape-based stormwater treatment retrofits distributed along San Pablo Avenue, a major thoroughfare passing through a number of East Bay cities.
Promoting the widespread use of Green Stormwater Infrastructure to help mitigate climate change impacts, improve water quality discharged into local waterways and the Bay, and realize a variety of ancillary co-benefits.
This information is designed for municipal officials and staff people who want to learn more about planning for, funding, and implementing green infrastructure and sustainable stormwater solutions for communities around the San Francisco Estuary.
The Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program will improve wetland restoration project success by putting in place regional-scale monitoring increasing the impact, utility and application of permit-driven monitoring to inform science-based decision-making.