News and Updates

  • Draft Stormwater Design Standards are available for viewing for Projects in the Sacramento County area. Will your project be affected? See New Standards for Development Projects for more information.


  • You can apply for a Watershed Education Grant! Grants up to $2,500 are being offered to eligible schools who are interested in educating students about the importance of protecting and preserving local creeks and rivers.  For more details or to get started, click here.
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We must protect our stormwater quality in the Spring!
Pet waste left on the ground can be carried by rain or irrigation water into our local creeks and rivers, contributing to pollution. Pick up after your pets and encourage others to do the same.
PLANT TREES Planting shade trees near your home can lower your utility bill!
FERTILIZE NATURALLY Use compost as a fertilizer for your garden. It will keep your soil healthy, replenish nutrients that plants take out, and avoid putting harmful chemicals into our environment.
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What you can do to protect our Stormwater quality in the ...   


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Call 875-RAIN to report illegal dumping, plugged storm drains, and other drainage problems.​​​​​​