Ever see someone pour motor oil into a storm sewer? Use the nearest ditch to dispose of grass clippings with the leaf blower? Did you ever wonder where it all ends up? Galveston Bay. Substances that make their way into the City of Houston and Harris County stormwater drainage system flow directly into our bayous, rivers and ultimately, into the Bay. If stormwater is contaminated by contact with pollutants, then that's how it stays. Stormwater receives no treatment.

This Web site will help you learn what you can do to keep our water clean for generations to come.


June 24th & 25th, 2017

Learn about Keeping Our Waterways Clean!

Texas Home & Garden Show

Saturday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

NRG Center

One NRG Park W, Houston TX 77054

Click HERE to view the Event Info.


Visit the Harris County Watershed Protection Groups Clean Waterways Outreach Booth at the Texas Home & Garden Show!

The Group's Booth will be at the show to explain how to keep our waterways clean, properly dispose of household hazardous waste and where you can take these items. You'll be able to take home some great tips, suggestions and that virtually any resident can put into practice.

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Want to learn about how you can cut back on Household Hazardous Waste?

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