The South Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is located in southwest Los Angeles County. The watershed area drains to the Pacific Ocean and includes the Dominguez Channel. Municipalities that fall within the boundaries of this Watershed Area include: Carson, Los Angeles, Torrance, Los Angeles County, Gardena, Redondo Beach, Inglewood, Rancho Palos Verdes, El Segundo, Lomita, Lawndale, Rolling Hills Estates, Hermosa Beach, Rolling Hills, Compton, Manhattan Beach, Hawthorne, and Palos Verdes Estates.

The South Santa Monica Bay Watershed Area is estimated to receive up to $18.4 million annually to fund regional projects and programs.

Regional Program funds for the Watershed Area are programmed by the Watershed Area Steering Committee  comprised of local stakeholders from agencies, municipalities, and community members from within the Watershed Area. The Steering Committee will meet regularly to develop funding plans and recommendations to provide water quality, water supply, and community enhancement benefits to the region. Available meeting details are below.

Steering Committee

Cung Nguyen, LA County Flood Control District (Agency)

E.J. Caldwell, West Basin (Agency)

Rob Beste, Water Replenishment District (Agency)

Kristen Ruffell, LA County Sanitation Districts (Agency)

Cathie Santo Domingo, Los Angeles Recreation & Parks (Agency)

Craig Cadwallader*, Surfrider Foundation South Bay Chapter (Community)

Guang Yu Wang, Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission (Community)

Hany Fangary, Fangary Law Group (Community)

Wendy Butts, Los Angeles Conservation Corps (Community)

VACANT (Community)

Julio Gonzalez, Carson (Municipal)

Susie Santilena, Los Angeles (Municipal)

TJ Moon, Los Angeles County (Municipal)

John Dettle, Torrance (Municipal)

Geraldine Trivedi**, EWMP: Manhattan Beach (Municipal)

Heecheol Kwon, EWMP: Hawthorne (Municipal)

Ken Rukavina, EWMP: Rancho Palos Verdes (Municipal)

Nancy Shrodes, Heal the Bay (Watershed Coordinator, non-voting member)

*Chair     **Vice Chair

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Meetings and Events

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines    Interim Guidance Presentation

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     SCW Program Overview

FINAL Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan   Meeting Minutes – Draft

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     DRAFT Strategic Outreach and Engagement Plan     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm CANCELED

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     SSMB Scoring Rubric     Project Presentations & Submittals Summary

SCCWRP – Regional Pathogen Reduction Study     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     SSMB Scoring Rubric      Project Presentations & Submittals Summary

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     SSMB Scoring Rubric     Project Presentations & Submittals Summary

Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     SSMB Scoring Rubric     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda    Video Conference Guidelines      SSMB Scoring Rubric     WASC Review Sheet     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines      SSMB Scoring Rubric     WASC Review Sheet     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     SSMB Scoring Rubric     WASC Review Sheet     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     WASC Review Sheet     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     Resources

Watershed Coordinator Selection Voting Protocol     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE (Password: scwp)

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Presentation     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda      Video Conference Guidelines     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

WebEx Details HERE

Agenda     Video Conference Guidelines     Overview of Scored Projects     SIP Guidelines & Tool Guide

Project Presentations & SIP Discussion Summary     Additional Resources     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm CANCELED

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

Agenda     Overview of Scored Projects    Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

West Basin Municipal Water
1935 South Hughes Way, El Segundo, CA 90245

Agenda     Overview of Project Submittals     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

City of Torrance, Public Works Training Room
20500 Madrona Ave, Torrance, CA 90503

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

City of Torrance
20500 Madrona Ave, Torrance, CA 90503

Agenda     Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

 

Watershed Area Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 1:00 – 3:00 pm