US Army Corps of Engineers
Los Angeles District

LOS ANGELES DISTRICT

Navigable Waters in Los Angeles District

This table lists Navigable Water only and does not include other non-navigable water of the U.S. that may be managed under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Body of Water County/State Remarks Authority
Agua Hediona Lagoon San Diego County CG--TO 2.5 ft MSL. Coe--TO 2.5 ft MSL. D11 Memo 29 Mar 80. CoE LTR 29 Nov 72.
Alamitos Bay Los Angeles County TO MHW Small boat harbor D11 Memo 25 Jan 74.
Alamo River Imperial County Nonnavigable D11 Memo 14 May 76
Anaheim Bay Orange County  CG-Entire Bay. COE--To 2.5 ft MSL. D11 Memo 27 May 80. COE LTR 6 Feb 79
Arroyo Hondo Santa Barbara County CG--TO SR 101 D11 LTR 7 Sep 79
Ballona Creek Los Angeles County COE--TO 206 ft MSL.  COE LTR 29 Nov 72
Batiquitos Lagoon San Diego County COE TO Mile 2.5 ft MSL COE LTR 29 Nov 72
Bolsa Bay Orange County CG--TO MHW. COE--TO 2.5 ft MSL. D11 Memo 22 Jan 80. COE LTR 29 Nov 72
Buena Vista Lagoon  San Diego County CG Nonavigable. COE to 2.5 ft MSL COMDT ltr dtd 15 sep 75. COE ltr dtd 29 Nov 72.
Butano Creek San Luis Obispo County CG to mile 1.7. COE to mile 1.4 San Gregoria. D12 ltr 6 feb 79. COE ltr 2 aug 71
Calleguas Creek Ventura County COE to 2.5 ft MSL COE ltr 29 nov 72
Camp Pendelton Harbor San Diego County Military COE ltr 17 feb 58
Carpinteria El Estero Marsh Santa Barbara County CoE to 2.5 ft MSL CoE ltr 29 nov 72
Chorro Creek San Luis Obispo County CG to mile 1.2. COE to mile 11 D12 ltr 6 feb 79. COE Note 15 Jul 78
Colorado River: Mexican Border to Hoover Dam   Arizona V. CA.,283 US 423 (1931) & Arizona V. CA., 298 US 558 (1936)  
Colorado River: Hoover Dam to Grand Wash   Lake Mead CoE LTR 2 Jan 75
Colorado River: Grand Wash to Glen Canyon Dam   No CG Determination CCGD11 (oan) LTR 16590 6 Feb 87 CoE LTR 8 Nov 73
Colorado River: Glen Canyon Dam to Cataract Canyon (Mile 176)   US V. Utah. 283 US 64 (1931)  
Colorado River: Cataract Canyon to Utah-Colorado Boarder     G-LMI LTR 16211           30 Nov 77
Colorado River: 4.5 Miles Below Green River to Castle Creek (just above MOAB)      
Colorado River: Utah-Colorado Boarder to Grand Junction     CoE LTR 15 Feb 72
Devareaux Ranch Lagoon Santa Barbara County COE to 2.5 ft MSL. COE ltr 29 nov 72
Domingez Channel Los Angeles County CG to Vermont Ave D11 dl Memo 21 Jul 81
Franklin Creek Carpinteria Valley Watershed Project Santa Barbara County Nonnavigable D11 ltr 5 jan 76
Gila River  Arizona Between Coolidge Dam & Painted Rock Dam  
Goleta Slough Santa Barbara County CG to MHW. CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. COMDT ltr 12 nov 69. CoE ltr 29 nov 72.
Greenville-Banning Channel Orange County  CG to 19th st bridge D11 Memo 9 feb 78
Irwindale Quarry Los Angeles County Nonnavigable D11 memo 17 jan 80
Lake Powell  AZ/Utah    
LA Plaeta Creek San Diego County CG to SD & AE Crossing. National City to San Diego & Arizona E RR BR. D11 memo 16 jun 80
Las Chollas Creek San Diego County CG to mile 0.35 D11 memo 17 jul 78
Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Los Angeles County CG to MHW. COE to to mile 8 D11 memo 23 aug 78. COE ltr 17 feb 58.
Los Angeles River Los Angeles County CG to PCH Bridge/MHW. CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 23 aug 78. CoE LTR 29 nov 72.
Los Penasquitos Lagoon San Diego County CG to I-5 Bridge. CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 5 mar 86. CoE LTR 29 nov 72.
Mission Bay (Upper) San Diego County CoE to 2.6 ft MSL. CoE LTR 29 nov 72
Morro Bay (Lower) San Luis Obispo County CG to MHW. CoE to 2.4 ft MSL. D12 ltr 6 feb 79. CoE LTR 29 Nov 72.
Mugu Lagoon Ventura County CG Undetermined. CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. COE LTR 29 Nov 72
Newport Bay (Upper) Orange County CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. COE LTR 29 Nov 72
New River Imperial County Nonnavigable D11 MEMO 18 Mar 77
Otay River San Diego County CG to MHW D11 memo 22 mar 77
Pismo & Arroyo Grande Creeks San Luis Obispo County CoE to 2.5 ft MSL CoE ltr 29 nov 72
Playa Del Ray Harbor Los Angeles County    
Port Hueneme Ventura County    
Port San Luis San Luis Obispo County Tidal  
Redondo Beach Los Angeles County   CoE LTR 17 feb 58
Salton Sea Imperial County Nonnavigable COMDT ltr 3 jan 61
San Antonio Creek Santa Barbara County Nonnavigable D11 memo 26 sep 79
San Diego River San Diego County CG to mean high water. COE to 2.7 ft MSL. D11 memo 30 sep 76. COE ltr 29 nov 72.
San Diego Bay (lower) San Diego County Coe to 3 ft MSL. COE LTR 29 nov 72
San Dieguito River San Diego County CG to I-5. Coe to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 8 mar 85. COE ltr 29 nov 72.
San Elijo Lagoon San Diego County Coe to 2.5 ft MSL. COE LTR 29 nov 72
San Gabriel River Orange County CG to 7th street bridge. COE to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 16 sep 80. COE LTR 6 feb 79.
San Juan Creek  Orange County CoE to 2.6 ft MSL. COE LTR 29 Nov 72
San Luis Rey River San Diego County CG to route 76. COE to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 12 feb 79. COE ltr29 nov 72.
San Luis Obispo Creek San Luis Obispo County CG to mile 1.3. COE to 2.5 ft MSL Pismo Beach. D12 LTR 6 feb 79. CoE ltr 29 nov 72.
San Mateo Creek San Diego County Coe to 2.6 ft MSL. COE ltr 29 nov 72.
San Pedro Creek Santa Barbara County Nonnavigable D11 memo 1 may 78
San Simeon Bay San Luis Obispo County Coe to 2.5 ft MSL. CoE ltr 29 nov 72.
San Simeon Creek San Luis Obispo County CG to mile 0.5. Camisria. D12 ltr 6 feb 79
Santa Ana River Orange County CG to 19th street bridge. D11 memo 9 feb 78.
Santa Barbara Harbor Santa Barbara County CoE--  
Santa Clara River Ventura County CG Nonnavigable D11 memo 3 jun 87. D11 memo 29 Nov 72.
Santa Margarita River San Diego County CG Nonnavigable. CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. D11 memo 16 nov 78. CoE ltr 29 nov 72.
Santa Maria River Santa Barbara County CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. CoE LTR 29 nov 72
Santa Ynez River Santa Barbara County CoE to 2.5 ft MSL. CoE LTR 29 nov 73
Sweetwater River San Diego County CG to mile 0.8 COMDT LTR 23 jan 76
Talbert Flood Control Channel Orange County CG to mean high water D11 (d1) memo OF 26 july 84.
Tecolate River San Diego County CG to MHW.        Mission Bay, San Diego D11 memo 27 jan 78.
Tecolotilo Creek Santa Barbara County CG to Fowler St. Bridge. COMDT LTR 12 nov 69
Tijuana Estuary San Diego County CoE to 2.5 ft. M.S.L. CoE LTR 29 Nov 72
Ventura River Ventura County CoE--TO 2.6 ft M.S.L CoE LTR 29 Nov 72