Community Meeting on Winter Preparation at Arroyo Grande Creek Levee
Date: 12/6/2023 3:20:32 PM
San Luis Obispo County, CA – The County of San Luis Obispo is hosting a Community Meeting about emergency preparedness and the Arroyo Grande Creek Levee for residents in Oceano.
Road Closure For Bridge Repair Work On Arroyo Grande Huasna Road
Date: 11/3/2023 3:42:42 PM
ARROYO GRANDE, HUASNA – The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will temporarily close Arroyo Grande Huasna Road for repair work at approximately 2.5 miles east of the intersection with Huasna Townsite Road.
Temporary Storm Drain Repair at Oak Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant
Date: 11/2/2023 10:22:54 AM
BRADLEY, CA – MID NOVEMBER – The Public Works Department will perform needed storm drain system repairs ahead of the upcoming rainy season.
Community Flood Readiness Night in SLO on Nov. 2
Date: 10/30/2023 1:49:55 PM
All community members are invited to attend the Community Flood Readiness Night on Morro Street at Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market on Nov. 2, 2023, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Daily Closures on San Simeon Creek Road During Repairs
Date: 9/21/2023 2:15:42 PM
SAN SIMEON – San Simeon Creek Road will be closed periodically between Monday, September 25 through Friday, October 20, from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to repair road damages.
Commencing Construction Work on the Arroyo Grande Creek Flood Control Channel and Levee in Oceano
Date: 9/8/2023 10:10:08 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Construction activity will take place in Oceano's Flood Control Zone 1/1A along the Arroyo Grande Creek channel and levees over the next several months.
Sludge Removal at Oak Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant
Date: 9/5/2023 12:44:02 PM
BRADLEY, CA – SEPTEMBER 6 - OCTOBER 2, 2023 – County Service Area 7A (CSA 7A) has contracted with Synagro to remove accumulated sludge from settling ponds 3 and 4 at the Oak Shores Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Musty/Earthy Taste in Water No Cause for Concern
Date: 8/22/2023 8:59:57 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Lopez Project customers in San Luis Obispo County who receive water from the Lopez Water Treatment Plant (WTP), including the cities of Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Oceano, Avila Beach, and Shell Beach, may experience an unusual taste and/or odor in their potable water over the next week.
City of Morro Bay Closure of South Bay Boulevard Between Los Osos and Morro Bay AUGUST 13-18, 2023
Date: 8/8/2023 4:24:19 PM
MORRO BAY AND LOS OSOS – Roadway and shoulder construction work is scheduled to begin on the night of Sunday, August 13 continuing through Friday August 18, on South Bay Boulevard.
Chimney Rock Road Temporary Bridge Now Open
Date: 6/30/2023 10:35:12 AM
PASO ROBLES – Public Works and Souza Construction, Inc. have completed the final stage of construction on the temporary bridge over the washout on Chimney Rock Road at Franklin Creek (near Fawn Lane).
Mussel Dogs to Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers at Lopez Lake
Date: 6/28/2023 10:01:01 AM
LOPEZ LAKE – On July 3-July 4, 2023, mussel sniffing canines will be helping public officials at Lopez Lake inspect vessels for invasive aquatic species – otherwise known as quagga or zebra mussels. “Mussel dogs”, as they’re called, sniff around boats, alerting handlers to the presence of mussels and dramatically decreasing the time it takes to inspect boats.
EPA Recognizes SLO County for Leading Green Power Use
Date: 6/27/2023 3:04:06 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The County of San Luis Obispo has met the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rigorous requirements to become a member of its Green Power Partnership.
Road Closure Scheduled for Chimney Rock Road
Date: 6/12/2023 4:52:18 PM
PASO ROBLES – Chimney Rock Road will be closed on Friday, June 16 at Milepost 12.425 (near Fawn Lane) due to construction associated with storm related repairs.
Salinas River "Live Stream" Has Ended
Date: 7/20/2023 2:30:17 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – On Tuesday, July 18, 2023, the Public Works Department confirmed a dry section of the Salinas River, immediately upstream of Graves Creek.
UPDATE: Temporary Moonstone Beach Drive Closure
Date: 6/5/2023 2:57:25 PM
CAMBRIA - Continued State of California improvements to the Moonstone Beach Boardwalk will result in temporary road closures to the southbound lane of Moonstone Beach Drive from 8 – 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 8.
Free Webinar — County Post-Construction Stormwater Guidebook Updates
Date: 5/26/2023 2:14:25 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The County of San Luis Obispo Stormwater Program is hosting a free public webinar 10-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 6 to overview a draft of the Post-Construction Stormwater Guidebook.
Five SLO County Agencies Awarded Grant Funding for Water Projects
Date: 5/23/2023 10:13:26 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (Flood Control District) and four other agencies were awarded a total of $3.8 million from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Program on May 17.
Energy Storage System Installed at Lopez Water Treatment Plant
Date: 5/19/2023 10:28:01 AM
ARROYO GRANDE - County of San Luis Obispo Public Works continues its work in energy savings through the activation of the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Lopez Water Treatment Plant (LWTP).
Boardwalk Improvements to Cause Some Traffic Delays
Date: 5/9/2023 9:08:46 AM
CAMBRIA – The State of California is improving the popular Moonstone Beach Boardwalk, and that work will cause some road closures during construction on Thursday, May 11.
State Restrictions Lifted from Nacimiento Water Project
Date: 4/7/2023 2:19:34 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – A new order from the California State Water Board gives Nacimiento Water participants – including the City of Paso Robles, Templeton Community Services District, Atascadero Mutual Water Company, and the City of San Luis Obispo – freedom to decide how to use their water within San Luis Obispo county without violating state restrictions.
Repair Work Scheduled for Chimney Rock Road
Date: 3/31/2023 11:26:13 AM
PASO ROBLES – With no storms in the immediate forecast, County of San Luis Obispo Public Works is now able to begin repairs to Paso Robles’ Chimney Rock Road that was washed out during an early March atmospheric river event.
County to Update Curb Ramps in North County
Date: 2/16/2023 2:42:01 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department is improving existing concrete curb ramps in Shandon and Templeton to maintain ADA compliance.
UPDATE: Asphalt Overlay, Various County Roads
Date: 2/16/2023 10:29:02 AM
COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO – An ongoing asphalt-paving project is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21- Monday, March 6 and again from Tuesday, March 7 – Monday, March 20 on County-maintained roads in Nipomo.
Road Closure for Storm Debris Removal at Bridge on Jack Creek Road in Templeton
Date: 1/31/2023 9:13:47 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will temporarily close Jack Creek Road during working hours approximately 0.1 miles north of Highway 46 for storm debris removal at the bridge on February 1, 2023 and February 2, 2023.
Prep Work to Begin on Lopez Drive Bridge Retrofit
Date: 1/27/2023 3:33:30 PM
ARROYO GRANDE – The County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department will begin work preparing for seismically retrofitting the Lopez Drive Bridge in Arroyo Grande over Lopez Lake on Monday, Jan. 30.
Supervisors Award F&H Construction $33.3 Million Contract to Build New Probation Building
Date: 1/25/2023 9:49:06 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO – The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the award of a $33,296,693 contract to F&H Construction of Lodi, Calif. to design and build the new Probation Department Building.
Chimney Rock Road – Collapsed and Rebuilt by Weekend
Date: 1/13/2023 1:40:36 PM
PASO ROBLES – By Saturday, it is expected that stranded residents will have a safe road to travel from their homes on Chimney Rock where they have been stranded since Monday’s storm.
Salinas River Flowing “Live Stream”
Date: 1/12/2023 11:23:54 AM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY - On Dec. 13, 2022, at 7:24 a.m. and Sunday, Jan. 1 at 9:51 a.m., the County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department observed visible surface water flow in the Salinas River between the Salinas Reservoir Dam located in the community of Santa Margarita.
County Public Works Storm Update
Date: 1/10/2023 2:50:35 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department is prioritizing actions to keep the public, county staff, and emergency responders safe during these multiple storm systems passing through our county and much of the state of California.
County Public Works Ready for Storm
Date: 1/4/2023 3:40:35 PM
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – With the rainstorm predicted to hit the Central Coast over the next few days, the County of San Luis Obispo Public Works Department is building on preparations that began last summer.

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