Water Committee



Mission Statement

To promote water quality, water conservation, and the protection of natural ecosystems throughout the watershed.


Come to our Regular Meetings!

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month


Sierra Club Office - 3921 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Contact Katja Irvin for More Information on Upcoming Events!


The Water Committee advocates for strong local and regional policies that protect ecosystems and support sustainable use of water resources.

Below is a list of our 2014 Focus Items:

  1. Education and Advocacy for the Coyote Creek Watershed Master Plan
  2. Partnership on Drought & Water Conservation with the Santa Clara Valley Water District 
  3. Fluoride Awareness & Outreach throughout the Chapter
  4. Fracking in Santa Clara County (potential County moratorium or ordinance)
  5. Project Reviews for Riparian Corridor Policies, Coastal Projects, and Water Supply


All are welcome to participate! If you would like to join our advocacy efforts, contact Committee Chair, Katja (katja.irvin@sbcglobal.net), or tell us more about your interests through the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter Volunteer Form. We can't wait to hear from you!


Clean-Up Coyote Creek!! 

Saturday, December 6th, 2014


See below formore details






12/6 Cleanup on Coyote Creek- RSVP Here!

Restore Coyote Creek Project

Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PST)

San Jose, CA

We are working at Yerba Buena again, where we collected nearly 5 tons of trash already. Please join us at this event at Coyote Creek to help us beautify our creek for all and for healthy fish and wildlife by cleaning up litter and trash to make the creek clean and beautiful. 

This community event is open to all ages (adult must be present for those under 13 years of age).  Please wear long pants and sleeves, and be aware of poison oak. Bring water and a snack for a break. 

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We hope you can make it!





















2014 Comment Letters

  1. 2.24.14_Water Conservation Ad Hoc Committee (February 25, 2014; Item 4.2)

2013 Comment Letters

  1. 12.12.13_Environmental Review for Fluoridation Project atSanta Clara Valley Water District Water Treatment Plants

Sierra Club Policy on Fluoridation

Op Ed to San Jose Mercury News on Fluoridation