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Public education and awareness are considered critical tools for achieving changes in behavior necessary for storm water pollution reductions and minimizing the contaminants in storm water runoff. The JTF is taking a positive, community-oriented approach to education and outreach. The public education component of the program includes and/or will include the following activities and/or programs: Speakers Bureau, Community Events and Outreach, City and County Employee Training, and School Education.

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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.

For more information visit: http://www.cleanwaterways.org OR http://texashomeandgarden.com

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Events

04/11/12

Rain Gardens "A Hands-On Workshop - Managing Stormwater Where It Falls"

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Partnerships with Other City/County Departments and Agencies are being developed with local businesses, schools, neighborhood associations and professional organizations to assist in educating the public on storm water pollution prevention. For more information or to schedule an event, contact us at 713-685-7355.

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Learn which pollutants and common residential activities contribute contaminants into the water drainage system.

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Do you want to help protect the environment? Participate in a SWIM project in your area.

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The natural water cycle is affected by urban development.

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

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