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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 Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsThursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 12:05pm

What’s your water footprint? 🛀 This calculator helps you estimate your total water use. You know water comes from the tap, but do you know how much water goes into your sandwich? Your gadgets? The electricity that powers them? Find out: http://ow.ly/Fu3u50un4sR

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsSaturday, May 18th, 2019 at 11:14am

Wherever your #spring #adventures take you, don’t forget to #leavenotrace and pack it out! 🐾 Pick up after your #pup and everyone from other adventurers to our #PNW salmon will thank you. 🐟

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsWednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 10:59am

Getting ready for your first road trip of the year by running through the car wash? Help our fish friends 🐟 by picking an EcoBiz-certified car wash: ow.ly/Hki150u2mDv

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsThursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 2:25pm

You can help protect our food supply by gardening to attract and support pollinators and not using chemicals in your yard. Tell us you help bees.

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsFriday, April 26th, 2019 at 11:41am

In Clackamas County, Oregon? Have a private storm water system? Get it inspected for free and cleaned for under $50! Details: http://ow.ly/2tsT50s30CA


 

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 9:05am
What’s your water footprint? 🛀 This calculator helps you estimate your total water use. You know water comes from the tap, but do you know how much water goes into your sandwich? Your gadgets? The electricity that powers them? Find out: https://t.co/dnpAvVgPKR https://t.co/54UQPqn0n1

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Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 8:14am
Wherever your #spring #adventures take you, don’t forget to #leavenotrace and pack it out! 🐾 Pick up after your #pup and everyone from other adventurers to our #PNW salmon will thank you. 🐟 https://t.co/QwYzyq1d3X

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 7:54am
Getting ready for your first #roadtrip of the year by running through the #carwash? Help our #fish friends 🐟 by picking an @EcoBizOregon-certified car wash: https://t.co/SI0LbIWrMN https://t.co/tFRkj3AcNS

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019 at 6:16am
RT @EGLEGreatLakes: We’re shamelessly getting your attention with this puppy – but we also have an important #stormwater message!

Spring…

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