North Coast Planning Area

5 Watersheds

Big Creek - San Carpoforo Area Watershed
Big Creek – San Carpoforo Area
Cayucos Creek - Whale Rock Area Watershed
Cayucos Creek – Whale Rock Area

Morro Bay
Morro Bay


San Simeon-Arroyo de la Cruz Watershed
San Simeon-Arroyo de la Cruz

Santa Rosa Creek Watershed
Santa Rosa Creek

Exploring the Watersheds

Each watershed page features a Watershed Snapshot that contains information about:

  • Watershed Plan
  • Watershed Health
  • Water Management
  • Fire Management
  • Groundwater Recharge
  • Aquifer Recharge
  • Urban Expansion
  • Land Use Management
  • Land Conversion
  • Steelhead Recovery
  • Water Temperature
  • Climate Change
  • Drought
  • Creeks
  • Tributaries
  • Stakeholder Process
  • Instream Flow
  • Sensitive Species
  • Fish Passage
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Beneficial Use