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.
09/8-9/12, 02/8-10/13, 03/22-24/13
Learn How to Protect Our Waterways at the Texas Home & Garden Shows AND Houston Home Show
Come and visit the Harris County Watershed Protection Group’s Outreach Team at one of the Texas Home
& Garden Shows or Houston Home Show to learn more about protecting our waterways! Take home some great
tips, suggestions and easy reading material that virtually any resident can put into practice. You can
find us on the following dates and locations:
Texas Home & Garden Show, September 8-9, 2012 – Reliant Center
Texas Home & Garden Show, February 8-10, 2013 - Reliant Center
Houston Home Show, March 22-24, 2013 - George R Brown Convention Center Booth 108
See you there!
Rain Gardens "A Hands-On Workshop - Managing Stormwater Where It Falls"
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.
Learn which pollutants and common residential activities contribute contaminants into the water drainage system.
Storm Water Inlet Marking Program
Do you want to help protect the environment? Participate in a SWIM project in your area.
The natural water cycle is affected by urban development.
Household Hazardous Waste
Want to learn about how you can cut back on Household Hazardous Waste?