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Heal The Ocean

We can no longer misuse the ocean. You know instinctively when things are not right in the ocean, and to do something about it is in each and every one of our natures. Together, we can make a difference for our ocean.

www.healtheocean.org Tax ID 77-0565183

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Heal the Ocean focuses on wastewater infrastructure – sewers and septic systems – as well as ocean dumping practices that have contributed to ocean pollution. We are focused on Santa Barbara County, but our methods are now serving as a model for other coastal communities across the country. For over twenty years, Heal the Ocean has collaborated with city, regional, and state governments to ensure our waters are clean and safe for the health of humans and sea life.


Current Work:

● Capping Abandoned Oil Wells in Summerland

● Promoting Feasibility of Styrofoam Recycling in Santa Barbara

● Advocating for Sea Level Rise/Climate Change Adaptation

● Working to Increase Recycled Water in Santa Barbara County and the State


“HTO is really about the will of the people. I am so incredibly grateful and so proud of all those who are taking the journey with us.”

–Hillary Hauser, HTO Executive Director