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Stormwater pollution is now our number one source of water pollution.

When it rains, pollutants from your home, car and garden wash into our rivers and streams.

Bacteria from uncollected dog waste washes into our rivers and streams.

Protect our water by picking up after your pets.

Motor oil, solvents, and soaps wash into our rivers and streams.

Protect our water by keeping car care chemicals out of storm drains.

The Regional Coalition for Clean Rivers and Streams

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Water, whether from rain or hose, carries pollutants to our rivers and streams through storm drains, ditches and more direct means. The Regional Coalition for Clean Rivers and Streams, a partnership of public agencies in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, is dedicated to educating the public about the impact of stormwater runoff pollution on the health of our rivers and streams. We can do a lot at home to reduce our impact. View the websites of our partners to get involved.

 

Clackamas County Water Environment Services

Clean Water Services, Washington County

Multnomah County

City of Gresham

City of Lake Oswego


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Clean Rivers and StreamsTuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 8:13am

Celebrate 🌎 Earth Day (April 20) and 🌳 Arbor Day (April 26) with friends, family and neighbors by joining a local work party! See our πŸ—“οΈ events calendar for even more options.

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsWednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 7:25am

Love gardening? Us, too! You can have the biggest blooms on the block without harming our local waterways. Learn more about how to keep a neat garden with minimal damaging chemicals via Metro: https://www.oregonmetro.gov/tools-living/yard-and-garden

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Clean Rivers and StreamsSaturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 3:28am

Today is #WorldWaterDay! Share why water matters to your life, livelihood and the world around us – the chance to win a stand-up paddle board (#SUP) or #ski weekend doesn’t hurt, either! Tell us #MyWaterWhy here to enter:

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsSaturday, March 9th, 2019 at 7:19am

Congratulations Widmer Brothers Brewing and Alan Haynes for working to protect our water and prevent pollution. It’s great to know that these efforts also saved the company $$


 

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 5:21am
Celebrate 🌎 #EarthDay2019 (April 20) and 🌳 #ArborDay (April 26) with friends, family and neighbors by joining a local #PDX work party! https://t.co/pdEC3QiC9m https://t.co/TEPwmZdzpD

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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 4:26am
Love #gardening? Us, too! You can have the biggest blooms on the block without harming our #local #waterways. Learn more about how to keep a neat garden with minimal damaging chemicals via @oregonmetro: https://t.co/ncXTK8xlll https://t.co/Bl9HQVodwj

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Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 4:04am
Spring is finally here – it’s in the air, in the trees and now it’s in our calendar! 🌸🌦️ Check out our updated #PDX event calendar with 25 local events to help you welcome spring in the great #PNW! πŸ‘‰ https://t.co/ANTnapXZNN https://t.co/vFLl85zP9m

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Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 12:28am
Today is #WorldWaterDay! Share why water matters to your life, livelihood and the world around us – the chance to win a stand-up paddle board #SUP) or #ski weekend doesn’t hurt, either! Tell us #MyWaterWhy here to enter: https://t.co/guTph3Jvzr https://t.co/EdZcRZTjnF

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