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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 Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office’s post.Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at 5:03am

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office recently shared that the most common item left behind near our waterways is diapers. Join Michael in being our #hero and #leavenotrace this weekend.

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared Clean Rivers and Streams’s photo.Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:13pm

We could go on forever about how awful typical port-a-potties are, but the nature’s toilet was a breath of fresh air! Pun intended.

Clean Rivers and Streams

Clean Rivers and Streams shared their post.Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:00pm

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Clean Rivers and StreamsWednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 11:30am

Loving the #ecofriendly life but #xeriscapes aren’t your thing? Plant native plants & consider replacing your lawn with clover. That’s right, ☘️ uses less water and doesn’t need mowing or herbicides. Learn more at TreeHugger: https://bit.ly/2LMb6JT


 

Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at 1:52am
The @MultCoSO recently shared that the most common item left behind near our waterways is diapers. Join Michael in being our #hero and #leavenotrace this weekend. https://t.co/nc5CyG107T

Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 2:38am
Are you on Facebook, too? Our events page is bursting with 30+ things to do. There is something for everyone, from dog-friendly to kid-oriented to #happyhour events! Check it out: https://t.co/FK7PhZMfuc #PDXevents

Thursday, August 16th, 2018 at 12:20am
Loving the #ecofriendly life but #xeriscapes aren’t your thing? Plant native plants & consider replacing your lawn with clover. That’s right, ☘️ uses less water and doesn’t need mowing or herbicides. Learn more @TreeHugger: https://t.co/jt7Ndc0Id1 https://t.co/2LqwbcUycj

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Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 3:27am
RT @W_R_I: At one of the Willamette Basin’s largest freshwater mussel beds, “it’s like an old folks home,” @WilRiverkeeper ED Travis Willia…

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 6:38am
Nobody likes stepping in it. Don’t forget to #scoopthepoop whether you’re on home turf or out and about. Dog waste can leech ammonia into your local watershed, harming wildlife. More info: https://t.co/B4HdG4oraf https://t.co/Alk5DkkYoB

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