Local / Contra Costa
Contra Costa Clean Water Program 
Formed by Contra Costa County, 19 of its incorporated cities, and the the Contra Costa Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Works to eliminate stormwater pollution through public education, inspection, enforcement activities, and industrial outreach. 

Contra Costa County Watershed Atlas
A 150 page book of maps, statistics, and text about the 28 major watersheds in Contra Costa County. 

Contra Costa Watershed Forum
An open committee of more than fifty organizations in Contra Costa County that facilitates local agency and citizen collaboration for the protection of watershed resources. 

Urban Creeks Council
A non-profit organization located in Berkeley that is a resource to Contra Costa County creek-side property owners. Provides information about creek restoration and regulations. The Urban Creeks Council provides a free creek evaluation on your property to Richmond residents.

California Native Plant Society 
A non-profit organization that works through local chapters and statewide programs to provide information about California’s native flora. 

California Watershed Network
A non-profit organization that works to develop a coordinated network of community-based watershed management in California and engages in legislative activities.

San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board 
Public agency that regulates water quality in the San Francisco Bay Area. One of nine Regional Boards of the State Water Resources Control Board.

EPA Water Program 
Mandates that all municipal, industrial, and commercial facilities that discharge stormwater (and wastewater) in the United States obtain a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. 

EPA Water Program
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Watershed Division.