Public Education

Volunteer: Do Your Part For Clean Water!
Adopt-a-Stream: To get started, choose an option (PDF) ranging from twice a year cleanups to quarterly water testing, fill out a brief questionnaire (PDF), then email it to the Stormwater Public Education Coordinator. A 2-year commitment is required. Group size and stream length will vary.
Adopt a Stream Water Quality Check
Learn How to Build a Rain Garden
Visit our Rain Garden page to learn how to build your own rain garden.
Rain Garden Diagram
Clean a Stream
Join a Big Sweep stream cleanup the 1st Saturday in October, or a Creek Week cleanup in March. Removing litter from our streets, trails, and waterways keeps it clean for us and the animal life that depends on the water.
Stream Clean Up Group
Label Storm Drains
Gather a small group of neighbors to label storm drains in your neighborhood. The labels remind folks not to dump leaves, liquids, trash, or anything else into the drains. This project is perfect for scout troops, youth groups, or other service projects.
Labeling a Storm Drain
Canines for Clean Water Pledge
Pledge to scoop, bag, and can the poop to protect our water, our noses, and our feet. Find out more about why pet wastes are harmful to the environment.