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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 StreamsThursday, June 6th, 2019 at 11:15am

This beautiful public art #otter storm drain from Knox County Stormwater Management is a sight to behold – and a good reminder! #onlyraindownthedrain

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Clean Rivers and StreamsFriday, May 31st, 2019 at 11:35am

Clackamas River Water Providers reminds you that flushing your medications isn’t an option. ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ Drop off your old, expired or extra medication ๐Ÿ’Š at any of these participating police departments: http://ow.ly/9Ejg50utiiT

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

Whatโ€™s your water footprint? ๐Ÿ›€ 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


 

Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 4:00am
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Friday, May 31st, 2019 at 8:35am
Clackamas River Water Providers reminds you that flushing your medications isn’t an option. ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ Drop off your old, expired or extra medication ๐Ÿ’Š at any of these participating police departments: https://t.co/km5CwxsonZ https://t.co/IcblJhEPXR

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 9:05am
Whatโ€™s your water footprint? ๐Ÿ›€ 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! ๐Ÿพ Pick up after your #pup and everyone from other adventurers to our #PNW salmon will thank you. ๐ŸŸ https://t.co/QwYzyq1d3X

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