Alameda County Clean Water Program Public Information and Outreach Program
The Alameda County Resource Conservation District (ACRCD) provides assistance to the Alameda County Clean Water Program's Unincorporated Area and Flood Control and Water Conservation District programs by coordinating their Public Information and Outreach Program. This program is mandated by the Regional Water Quality Control Board in an effort to raise awareness of the impacts of stormwater pollution in local communities, and to give local residents information on how they can help protect our watersheds and the Bay. The program includes: a stormdrain marking and maintenance program, advertising campaigns, local media relations, maintaining a stormwater point of contact, public outreach and citizen involvement events, watershed stewardship collaborative efforts, school-aged children outreach, and outreach to municipal officials.
Part-Time Watershed Outreach Intern Position
The Alameda County Resouce Conservation District is currently looking for a part-time Watershed Outreach Intern to work on various tasks to support the Clean Water Public Information and Outreach Program. Main duties will include staffing weekend outreach events where we feature our booth. Please click here to see the full position description, or contact Cynthia Butler at Cynthia.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Community Stewardship Grants
The Community Stewardship Grant Program provides funding through the Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program for projects that contain a stormwater pollution prevention message and a community/public outreach component. We have awarded grants for the 2013/14 Fiscal Year. To find out more about this program, please visit the Alameda County Clean Water Program website at http://www.cleanwaterprogram.org/grants.
The ACRCD is representing the Clean Water Program at the following upcoming events. At these events we will be featuring a booth, with the Clean Water Program message focused on tips to reduce litter that ends up in our waterways and the Bay by making reusables part of your daily routine:
- February 13th,14th and 15th - Alameda County Spring Home and Garden Show
- (Remaining spring and summer events to be announced when scheduled)
If you would like to get involved and volunteer at one of our community work days, please see upcoming citizen involvement events organized by our Hands-On-Conservation Program.
Want to learn more about what you can do to help prevent stormwater pollution? Please click on the press releases below!
Reduce Litter by Making Reusables Part of Your Daily Routine
Parents: Make Reusables a Lunch and Snack Time Fixture for Kids
Pest Control Problems? Call an IMP Certified Pest Control Professional
Rainy Season Tips
Ten Green Tips for the New Year
Ten Ways to Save the Bay
Car Washing Tips
For more information, please visit the Clean Water Program website at http://www.cleanwaterprogram.org, or contact Cynthia Butler, Alameda County Clean Water Program Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com.