2019 First Flush Results

The results from our water quality sampling of the first big rain of the season -“First Flush”- are finally here! This is an important citizen science program where trained volunteers collect water samples at outfall pipes and creek mouths during the first...

Now Hiring: Water Quality Program Manager

BACKGROUND Located in beautiful coastal San Mateo County, the San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks to fill a full-time position for a Water Quality Program Manager. RCDs across California serve aslocal hubs for conservation, connecting people with the...

Stay tuned for Wet Weather Alerts –

As we approach the rainy season, it’s important to remember that rain will wash any pollutants that have collected over the course of the summer into our waterways. It is critical that we clean up pollutants – especially pet waste – before rain...

New Pet Waste Stations in Moss Beach

You may have noticed two new pet waste stations were recently installed in the San Vicente Creek watershed, flowing to the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve, to help address bacterial water pollution from pet waste. The RCD monitors water quality in San Vicente Creek and...

First Flush Volunteer Training – September 10th 2019

First Flush Volunteer Training is Tuesday, September 10th at the RCD office, located at 80 Stone Pine Rd. Suite 100 in Half Moon Bay. For more information or to RSVP contact noah@sanmateoRCD.org or call (650) 712-7765 x 119.  More information about our water quality...