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Canines for Clean Water
Stormwater Information Specialist
101 East Broadway
Eugene, OR 97401
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What is stormwater?
How does stormwater affect Eugene's water quality?
Learn more and watch our video on the FAQs page
Learn what you can do to help keep local waterways healthy
—including insecticides, weed killers, and slug bait—contain toxic ingredients that can be harmful to people, pets, wildlife, and the environment.
are especially susceptible. The Oregonian publi
shed an article in
explores this topic further. An extensive guide to less-toxic pest control is at
Grow Smart Grow Safe.
Did you know
can lead to stormwater pollution? Check out this
to learn some simple ways to keep contaminants out of our waterways.
Does your school or club hold
fund-raising car washes
Be fish friendly by keeping soap out of storm drains. Our
will show you how simple it is to use our free car wash kit. Our
helps every car owner make clean water choices for washing.
Learn about the award-winning
that has brought young salmon back to the former gravel pits.
right for your yard?
Have a wet spot where rain and runoff cause flooding or erosion? Consider a rain garden to slow the flow, filter pollution and attract birds and butterflies. Two videos offer a
(3 min.) and more
(30 min.). Fact sheets on
offer more ideas. Interested in a workshop? Call 541-682-2739 for information.
Teaching young people about water pollution?
Check out our
lesson plans, handouts and activities.
For materials that address a wide range of topics, go to our
documents and fact sheets
Canines for Clean Water program
is popular among dog owners. Get the scoop on this fun pledge program and find out how your pooch can join our photo gallery.
to learn more about natural resource management, stormwater infrastructure and capital projects.
Lend a hand as a
in a park or natural area, either as a group or individually.
Looking for tips to prevent pollution and protect the health of your family? Interested in Eugene's clean water programs? Sign up for
Raindrop to River
to receive seasonal e-news about local water quality concerns.
Interested in learning more about water around your home?
Some of our partner agencies and resources include:
Lane County Pollution
Lane County Master
Clean Water Services
Northwest Center for
City of Eugene:
CITY OF EUGENE OREGON
125 East 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Eugene, Oregon 97401
Ph: 541-682-5010 Fx: 541-682-5414
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