Links for Creek and Watershed Information

San Luis Obispo Creek and Nearby Watersheds

City of SLO flood preparedness brochures

SLO Waterway Management Plan – SLO Creek Watershed (31.1 MB Adobe Acrobat file)
- scroll down to "Creek and Storm" and select document (entire plan is 31 MB, but can be downloaded in smaller parts.)

SLO County
This website provides links to real-time stream gage data, as well as water-related activities and documents
Live stream flow gauge in San Luis Obispo Creek at Madonna Road

SLO Creek Watershed Enhancement Plan (by The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo, 2002)

The Creek Care Guide A useful reference for landowners prepared by the City of Arroyo Grande

Fisheries and Creek Groups


Central Coast Salmon Enhancement

Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County website describing its projects on San Luis Creek

NOAA Fisheries

TriCounty Fish Team


Good stream and watershed links from other areas in California

Napa County Fact Sheet for Landowners and click on “Fact sheet on creek maintenance April 2006

Santa Clara Valley Water District “Watersheds, Streams and Floods” webpage

General Watershed Information

Environmental Protection Agency Watershed Links:

California Watershed Portal

National Watershed Coalition

Information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA flood insurance

FEMA “Before a flood”

FEMA “During a flood” – what to do