Government Partners

Caltrans is Proud to Partner with the Following Organizations
CASQA

As a key partner in the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) is dedicated to the advancement of stormwater quality management through collaboration, education, guidance, regulatory review, and scientific assessment. They are helping to guide and spread the Caltrans' Stormwater campaign message as they continue to implement and maintain effective stormwater quality management programs throughout California. Visit their website for more information.

The California Water Boards comprises ten separate boards charged to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources and drinking water for the protection of the environment, public health, and all beneficial uses. The State Water Resources Control Board and the nine Regional Water Quality Control Boards have a seat at the campaign’s steering committee providing guidance to the Protect Every Drop campaign. Visit their website to learn more.

Monterey SEA

Monterey Regional Stormwater & Education Alliance (Monterey SEA): This regional program aims to meet Clean Water Act requirements for urban runoff, protect public health and enhance environmental quality of watershed and beaches. In coalition with the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, Monterey SEA works to educate the general public and targeted audiences about stormwater as well as the specific behaviors they can implement to protect water quality.

East Bay Regional Park District

East Bay Regional Park District: The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is a system of beautiful public parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco, established in 1934. The system comprises of 120,000 acres with 65 parks including over 1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature learning. In addition to its support of the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, the District aims to preserve the heritage of natural and cultural resources, open spaces, parks and trails for the enjoyment and healthful recreation of generations to come. To find out what’s happening in the parks or to become a volunteer, visit their website.

Tri-Valley Creeks

Tri-Valley Creeks: As a program working to promote healthy Tri-Valley creeks through active community participation and education, Tri-Valley Creeks is proud to join Caltrans in their stormwater awareness efforts. Their Adopt a Creek Spot Program encourages residents and businesses to adopt a creek spot and help improve water quality and aquatic habitat in neighborhood creeks. To learn more about the Adopt a Creek Spot program and to get involved, visit their website.

 The Sacramento Stormwater Quality

The Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership (SSQP) is a program made of Sacramento County and it’s incorporated cities to educate and inform the public about urban runoff pollution, encourage public participation in community clean-up events, work with businesses and to encourage pollution prevention, require construction and development projects that reduce erosion, pollution, and include pollution control.

DMV

California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): The California Department of Motor Vehicles is committed to protecting and preserving our environment. The DMV is a proud partner in meeting California’s sustainability goals. Over the past ten years, the DMV has been recognized for its leadership in energy and environmental design for the adoption of green building and development practices. In recent years, five DMV field offices have attained the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification Award. In addition, numerous water conservation technologies are being designed into new DMV field office projects, such as low flow fixtures, the use of recycled water for landscaping, runoff water filtering through bioswales, drought tolerant landscaping and high efficiency irrigation systems. The DMV has existed for more than 100 years and is responsible for registering approximately 33 million vehicles and licensing 23 million drivers. The DMV provides these services in its field offices located throughout the state and online.

The North Coast Stormwater Coalition

The North Coast Stormwater Coalition collaborates with local governments and community members in Northern California to reduce stormwater pollution. Through public education, workshops and outreach events, they aim to encourage people to do their part in protecting our waterways. In partnership with Caltrans’ Stormwater campaign, they work to educate more Californians on how to keep pollutants out of storm drains which lead to waterways.

The Bureau of Automotive Repair

The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) protects the health and interests of California consumers by administering an effective vehicle emissions reduction program and ensuring quality automotive repair services from its licensees. BAR encourages consumers to follow their vehicle manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule to help protect the reliability of their vehicle and the environment. They join the Caltrans Stormwater Protect Every Drop campaign in spreading messages to protect our waterways though education on proper tire inflation and regular vehicle maintenance to reduce fluid leaks. Visit their website for more information.

The City of Temecula is committed to improving water quality by implementing programs that systematically reduce and eliminate pollutants from urban runoff before reaching their local creeks. They have partnered with Caltrans to help Protect Every Drop.