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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 shared a Page.Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 3:40am

Historic Downtown Oak Grove is pleased to invite you to participate in the third-annual Oak Grove Trolley Trail Fest. Their first two years of this event far exceeded expectations. Last year they had over 70 individual vendors and over 1200 attendees. They look forward to making this year’s event even more successful and celebrating all that Oak Grove has to offer — local food, arts and crafts, music and a strong sense of community.

The event will be held this Saturday, August 24, 2018 from 11am to 4pm. The location will be held in historic downtown Oak Grove, in between The Oak Grove United Methodist Church on SE Rupert, along Oak Grove Blvd to SE Arista and North along the Trolley Trail. Event set up will begin at 9:00 am the morning of the event.

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams is at Clackamas County, Oregon.Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at 8:46am

Many thanks to NPR and KUNC 91.5fm for highlighting the benefits of these beautiful creatures. Beavers are excellent #riverkeepers! 🌲⛰️ Read or listen to their story: http://ow.ly/qvur50vlUV3

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared a post.Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 12:43pm

A great collaboration to teach Metro area farmers best practices that help protect our water! #growlocal #eatlocal #supportorganicfarms #theriverstartshere

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clackamas SWCD

Curious to know what Small Farm School looks like? Check out this video from our 2019 event earlier this month!
#ClackSWCD #SmallFarmSchool #AgEd #YouCanDoThis
Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared a photo.Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at 12:02pm

Be a volunteer and be a hero–such fun and rewarding to help the community get out on the water!

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared a post.Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 1:08pm

This is an amazing fun volunteer opportunity–get up close to your river! #ProtectPreserveClean #ItsOurWater #theriverstartshere


 

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 at 12:40am
Historic Downtown Oak Grove is pleased to invite you to participate in the third-annual Oak Grove Trolley Trail Fest. The #event will be held this Saturday, Aug 24 from 11am to 4pm in downtown #OakGrove. More info: https://t.co/fA18g4ihdV https://t.co/xkxec9RUGJ

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Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 at 5:42am
Many thanks to @NPR and @KUNC for highlighting the benefits of these beautiful creatures. Beavers are excellent #riverkeepers! 🌲⛰️ Read or listen to their story: https://t.co/F5pjJx06tm https://t.co/LnXBVtm264

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Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at 8:28am
Are you taking on a summer #DIY painting project? 🖌️ Do your part by #recycling your leftover #paint at one of 40+ paint recycling locations around #PDX! Find one close by with @oregonmetro‘s directory: https://t.co/UqqpBkhwX2 https://t.co/UGBjXd9Zgl

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Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at 8:32am
A BIG thank you to the 4,000+ (!!) who joined us for an afternoon of inflatable fun at the #BigFloat9! 🦢🕶️🌴 https://t.co/hmI30UTJRH

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Saturday, July 13th, 2019 at 9:02am
Last day of $10 registration today for The Big Float. Skip the line, #save some money and register now. Weather is looking great in #PDX! https://t.co/5jQuijt84r https://t.co/sRYtSHqRjc

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