Water Quality Management

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This collection of links contains useful information about water quality management and services available in the County of Marin.


A page containing information about the organization McSTOPPP; who they are and what they do.

Annual Reports

A page containing links to the annual reports from the Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (MCSTOPPP).

Business Resources

Information and resources for businesses operating in Marin County.

Creek Bank Restoration

Guide to restoring creek banks and riparian areas.

Creek Permit Checklist

A checklist for those people requiring a creek permit checklist.

Creeks and Watersheds

Marin County Creeks and Watersheds information.


Information about the Certified Unified Programs Agency (CUPA). Who they are, what they do and a variety of forms relating to hazardous materials storage.

Development Projects/Post Construction Stormwater Management

Permit, best practices and other information for individuals planning new development or redevelopment projects.

Flood Control

Information about the Flood Control Division of Marin County including the flood zones in Marin County.

Gardening, Composting and Pest Management

Information on gardening, composting, pest management, water conservation and more can be found on this page.

Horse Owners

Information for horse owners in Marin County.

Illegal Discharge Contacts

A list of local contacts for reporting illegal stormwater discharge violations.

Land Use

This page gives information about the Land Use Division of Marin County's Department of Public Works which handles a wide variety of engineering, permit and plan check services for Marin County.

Local Municipality Representatives

Local creek permit contact information for municipalities in Marin County.


Information about stormwater pollution prevention in Marin County including illegal discharge reporting forms.

MCSTOPPP/STRAW Restoration Project

Information on the MCSTOPPP/Straw Restoration Project.


A list of nurseries which sell plants native to Marin County and California.

Ocean and Bay Water Quality Testing Program

Ocean and Bay Water Quality Testing Program

Our Water, Our World

Provides information about less toxic alternatives to protect water quality.

Phase II General Permit Information

Information about the Phase II General Permit.

Resources for Post-Construction Stormwater Requirements

Information for contractors and other individuals planning construction projects in Marin County.

Resources for Projects During Construction

Permit, best practices and other information for individuals planning or currently engaged in construction projects.

Resources for Residents

A variety of educational and informative publications for the residents or people doing business in Marin County.

Resources for Schools

Additional resources for educators.

Resources for the General Public & Schools

Information for the residents of Marin County relating to creeks and watersheds, gardening, horse ownership, publications and resources.

SRRQ Emergency Response

San Rafael Rock Quarry Emergency Response Work Notice, April 24, 2015

Stormwater Contacts

A list of local contacts for stormwater-related questions and/or issues.

Stormwater Ordinances

A list of stormwater ordinances and the towns to which they relate.

Waste Management

Information about waste management and hazardous waste disposal in Marin County.