The Watershed Protection Program offers educational handouts and training videos as a resource on how to implement best management practices for specific pollutant generating activities. Additionally, WPP offers more information on specific watershed management areas located within the County of San Diego. 

Please click a category below to view applicable handouts for your specific pollutant generating activity or watershed management area. 

Please note that some topics have additional languages (Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional) and Tagalog) available. 

Click the down arrow on the topic button to view available languages. 


Residential Outreach Flyers

Check After You Mow
Do I Need a Construction Permit?
Doo Points


Equine Non-Tech
Erosion and Sediment BMPs
Fats, Oils, and Grease
Irrigation Runoff
Pet Waste
Pool and Spas
Prevent & Control Erosion


Private Property Disputes: Conflict Resolution Guide
Recreational Vehicle Users
Soil and Sediment
Trash and Green Waste
Vehicle Washing
Find Your Water District
Water Resources Regarding Waterbodies, Property and Permits
WPO Guidance Handbook
Yard Drains

Industrial & Commercial Outreach Flyers

Composting and Manure Management
Equine Technical
Fire Sprinkler Maintenance
General Pollution
Golf Courses
Green Business Program
Inspect Your Business
Loading and Dumpster Areas
Masonry and Cement
Materials Management Spill Response
Mobile Vehicle Washing
Paintball and Recreational Fields
Paintings and Coatings
Pest Control Operators
Automotive Businesses
Food Establishments
Portable Sanitary Toilet Cleaning
Retail and Wholesale Fueling
Special Events
Train Your Employees
Vineyards and Wineries
WPO Guidance Handbook

Structural BMP Outreach Flyers

Structural BMP Information Guide
Dispersion Areas
Structural BMP HOA Guide
Drain Inserts
Biofiltration BMPs w/HMP
Hydrodynamic Separators
Cisterns and Underground Vaults
Infiltration BMPs
Cisterns and Underground Vaults
Options for PDP Compliance
Detention BMPs
Tree Wells
Vegetated BMPs

Watershed Specific Flyers 

Specific Information for the Carlsbad Watershed
Specific Information for the Los Penaquitos Watershed
Specific Information for the Otay Watershed
Specific Information for San Diego River Watershed
Specific Information for the San Dieguito Watershed
Specific Information for San Luis Rey Watershed
Specific Information for the Santa Margarita Watershed
Specific Information for the Sweetwater Watershed
Specific Information for the Tijuana Watershed

Construction General Permit

Construction General Permit Guide

Training & Resource Videos