Category Archives: Stormwater

Sustainable Ventura PODCAST: Tips To Prevent Stormwater and Storm Drain Pollution

LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura PODCAST with City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hunsdorfer to find out how you can prevent storm drain and stormwater pollution, CLICK HERE.

Sustainable Ventura PODCAST: Tips To Prevent Stormwater and Storm Drain Pollution

LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura PODCAST with City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hunsdorfer to find out how you can prevent storm drain and stormwater pollution, CLICK HERE.

Stormwater Tip of the Month for February 2017

Help keep stormwater clean this winter, and consider planting more native plants; these are plants that have adapted to the local geography, and climate of the area. They tend to need less care, require little or no irrigation or fertilizer,

Stormwater Tip of the Month for February 2017

Help keep stormwater clean this winter, and consider planting more native plants; these are plants that have adapted to the local geography, and climate of the area. They tend to need less care, require little or no irrigation or fertilizer,

City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Welcomes Todd Hunsdorfer

Meet the newest member of Environmental Sustainability’s Green Team, Todd Hunsdorfer! In his new post as Environmental Services Supervisor, Hunsdorfer will coordinate stormwater compliance activities for the City, including overseeing the business and construction site inspection programs. Prior to joining

City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Welcomes Todd Hunsdorfer

Meet the newest member of Environmental Sustainability’s Green Team, Todd Hunsdorfer! In his new post as Environmental Services Supervisor, Hunsdorfer will coordinate stormwater compliance activities for the City, including overseeing the business and construction site inspection programs. Prior to joining

Check the City’s Street Sweeping Schedule in Your Area

Did you know that debris in roadway gutters quickly clogs storm drains and blocks runoff pathways? City of Ventura street sweepers clean nearly 1,000 curb miles throughout the city to prevent flooding on roadways due to clogged up storm drains.

Check the City’s Street Sweeping Schedule in Your Area

Did you know that debris in roadway gutters quickly clogs storm drains and blocks runoff pathways? City of Ventura street sweepers clean nearly 1,000 curb miles throughout the city to prevent flooding on roadways due to clogged up storm drains.

Get Out of the Gutter: Sweep, Don’t Blow! Keep leaves and grass clippings out of our storm drains

Falling leaves and grass clippings that find their way into our storm drain system can be a menace to our community by plugging our storm drains, flooding our roads and harming our water sources. This type of debris in our

Get Out of the Gutter: Sweep, Don’t Blow! Keep leaves and grass clippings out of our storm drains

Falling leaves and grass clippings that find their way into our storm drain system can be a menace to our community by plugging our storm drains, flooding our roads and harming our water sources. This type of debris in our

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned

STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that

STOP THE TOXIC FLOW: Tips to decrease urban runoff

     In a natural ecosystem, water sinks into the soil, nourishing plants and trees and before flowing  into rivers, lakes and the ocean.  Urban cities are built with many hard surfaces such as roads, driveways, parking lots and rooftops that

Watershed Video Crusader Contest Deadline Extended

The Watershed Video Crusader Contest deadline has been extended from Friday, April 11 to Monday, April 14, 2014.  Please share this information with your friends and in social media! Get more information at cleanwatershed.org

Watershed Video Crusader Contest Deadline Extended

The Watershed Video Crusader Contest deadline has been extended from Friday, April 11 to Monday, April 14, 2014.  Please share this information with your friends and in social media! Get more information at cleanwatershed.org

2014 Could Be the Year Ventura Goes Bag-less

Proposed Ordinance Would Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags      On Monday, December 16, 2013, in keeping in line with 90 other California local governments that have passed a ban on single-use plastic bags, the Ventura City Council voted 6 to 1

2014 Could Be the Year Ventura Goes Bag-less

Proposed Ordinance Would Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags      On Monday, December 16, 2013, in keeping in line with 90 other California local governments that have passed a ban on single-use plastic bags, the Ventura City Council voted 6 to 1

Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards is Standing Room Only

[slideshow] [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SUgooTN7NQ]      More than 150 attendees packed a soundstage at Brooks Institute  as Ventura Water and partners Pagatonia and iThentic presented the 2013 Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 pm.

Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards is Standing Room Only

[slideshow] [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SUgooTN7NQ]      More than 150 attendees packed a soundstage at Brooks Institute  as Ventura Water and partners Pagatonia and iThentic presented the 2013 Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 pm.