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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 Streams shared Stormwater Smart’s photo.Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 8:25am

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared Stormwater Smart’s photo.Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 7:10am

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsTuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 5:18am

Interested in helping your local watershed in a cheap and easy way? Consider disconnecting your downspout! Alleviate some stress on the sewer system during heavy rainstorms this winter and help your yard with the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services’ guide: bit.ly/2MYSWAm

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsSaturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 6:26am

Did you take on a summer home #DIY painting project? 🖌️ Do your part by #recycling your leftover #paint at one of the 40+ (!) paint recycling locations around the #PDX metro area! Find yours with Metro’s directory: bit.ly/2PQH84W

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and StreamsFriday, September 21st, 2018 at 11:30am

Love ’em or hate ’em, mossy roofs are a fact in the #PNW. This fall, why not combat the fuzzy stuff with simple baking soda? It works and the fish will thank you! Learn how: bit.ly/2Djsi5w


 

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 2:18am
Interested in helping your local watershed in a cheap and easy way? Consider disconnecting your downspout! Alleviate some stress on the sewer system during heavy rainstorms this winter and help your yard with @notifypdx‘s guide: https://t.co/3praiLaXV3 https://t.co/FsQru16IGR

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 3:27am
Did you take on a summer home #DIY painting project? 🖌️ Do your part by #recycling your leftover #paint at one of the 40+ (!) paint recycling locations around the #PDX metro area! Find yours with @oregonmetro‘s directory: https://t.co/gbUfjjFqaC https://t.co/aPdbDwK1vF

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Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 8:30am
Love ’em or hate ’em, mossy roofs are a fact in the #PNW. This fall, why not combat the fuzzy stuff with simple baking soda? It works and the fish will thank you! Learn how: https://t.co/QZQIpwyEGl https://t.co/PWHYuHuwnN

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