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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 StreamsSaturday, July 20th, 2019 at 11:32am

A BIG thank you to the 4,000+ (!!) who joined us for an afternoon of inflatable fun at the #BigFloat9! 🦢🕶️🌴

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Clean Rivers and StreamsSaturday, July 13th, 2019 at 12:02pm

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! www.thebigfloat.com

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Clean Rivers and StreamsThursday, July 11th, 2019 at 6:43am

Thanks Portland Audubon and Columbia Land Trust for bringing more opportunities in our region to get assistance with landscaping and wildlife support!

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Backyard Habitat

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program provides support and incentives for Clark County residents who seek to restore native habitat to their backyards.
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Clean Rivers and StreamsWednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 12:03pm

“What goes up must come down, and #pollution released into the air—by cars, trucks, gas-powered lawn tools, power plants and other sources—falls back to the earth’s surface, where it can wind up in our #waterways.” That includes our #PNW drinking water. 💧 http://ow.ly/Wubx50uScdG


 

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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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 8:18am
Do you have your tickets for #PDX‘s most refreshing summer #event ?? ☀️🦄🕶️ Purchase online now and skip the line this Saturday: https://t.co/FasdebRyuO https://t.co/xpxPlvdsq4

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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at 9:03am
“What goes up must come down, and #pollution released into the air—by cars, trucks, gas-powered lawn tools, power plants and other sources—falls back to the earth’s surface, where it can wind up in our #waterways.” That includes our #PNW drinking water. 💧 https://t.co/IJMrRudOfC https://t.co/lRKybnPkbS

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Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 at 8:35am
Hi, my name is Sasha. I like long walks on the #oregoncoast, hot dogs, and humans that pick up after pups like me. 💩 Share some love for those on land and in the sea by keeping our shores clean this #weekend. Oh, and I’m up for adoption with @corepaws! https://t.co/9CDG51EPdJ https://t.co/Qf62x94phg

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