Surfrider San Diego’s 26th Annual Paddle for Clean Water is taking place on Sept 24 @ Ocean Beach Pier from 9-12 p.m. with an after party at Wonderland Ocean Pub from 12-3.
This year, there is a fundraising element to the event. Participants can sign-up to fundraise and all money they raise will support the launch of a Blue Water Task Force program in San Diego.
Here to talk about the event, the Blue Water Task Force and the importance of Clean Water are:
Caroline Canter, Chapter Manager for Surfrider Foundation San Diego
Michael Torti, an Executive Committee member of Surfrider San Diego who has also helped lead the effort to pass local plastic bag and Polystyrene ordinances in San Diego County cities, and worked with the RAP committee to develop the Ocean Friendly Restaurants program.
Joe Knox, an IB resident, who got a life threatening illness from DIRTY water.
Team members from Coronado Brewing.