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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 StreamsFriday, July 20th, 2018 at 1:00pm

Feed your soul this weekend by volunteering with The Great Slough Clean Up or Friends of Errol Heights Restoration Party on Saturday and letting your silly side out with Sunday Splashways – Sunday Parkways on the Green Loop on Sunday. 🌞 We’ll see you there!

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Clean Rivers and Streams shared Hillsboro Water Department’s post.Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 10:59am

How cool is this?! 💧 Be #waterwise all year round with a free water gauge:

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Clean Rivers and Streams shared a link.Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 6:04am

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Clean Rivers and StreamsSunday, July 15th, 2018 at 3:15am

We’ll see you at The Big Float 8 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park at 11am today! Tell us what your favorite floatie was in the comments below 👇

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Clean Rivers and Streams updated their cover photo.Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 4:13pm


 

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 at 7:53am
RT @LuckiamuteWC: Great footage of a fallen tree being moved into Ritner Creek as part of our Upper Ritner Creek project. Fallen trees slow…

Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 5:35am
Visit @Metro’s guide to pesticide alternatives and learn how to identify and remove invasive species from your hard-earned garden. 🌻 🐌  https://t.co/mLVFSirkhW

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 8:14am
#FourthofJuly Be safe, have fun, clean up! Fireworks have harmful chemicals that pollute our water! Sweep them up and don’t let them into drains. https://t.co/6JJWAiTwvL

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Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 7:15am
Starting this month, crews will remove the concrete walls along Johnson Creek at @oregonmetro‘s Ambleside Natural Area in @CityofGresham. The project will protect water quality and restore vital habitat for fish🐟, amphibians🐸 and wildlife🦉. Read on: https://t.co/eHO0QE8ujz


 

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