Organizational Goals

The SMC’s mission is to solve stormwater management challenges across southern California by building regional consensus around best-in-class tools, methods and monitoring strategies. To achieve this mission, the SMC has established three overarching goals that guide all of the SMC’s work.

Goal 1: Foster cooperation and collaboration among SMC member agencies to advance regional stormwater management priorities 

Goal 2: Advance and expand understanding of the science and engineering behind stormwater management            

Goal 3: Use SMC research and monitoring data to improve stormwater management practices across southern California        

Note: As an R&D organization, the SMC does not engage in advocacy, lobbying or litigation.