Posts Tagged: stormwater

Tips for Summer Water Fun & Stormwater Health

                Summer Water Fun & Stormwater Health One of a child’s favorite activities during summer is swimming. Here are two great tips to ensure the health and safety of our ocean and waterways

Tips for Summer Water Fun & Stormwater Health

                Summer Water Fun & Stormwater Health One of a child’s favorite activities during summer is swimming. Here are two great tips to ensure the health and safety of our ocean and waterways

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

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

Ventura Beaches get straight A’s on Heal the Bay’s Annual Beach Report Card

For the past 20 years, Heal the Bay, a non-profit environmental organization that works to ensure that the Southern California coastal waters and watersheds are safe, healthy and clean presents The Annual Beach Report Card (BRC), a public health protection

Ventura Beaches get straight A’s on Heal the Bay’s Annual Beach Report Card

For the past 20 years, Heal the Bay, a non-profit environmental organization that works to ensure that the Southern California coastal waters and watersheds are safe, healthy and clean presents The Annual Beach Report Card (BRC), a public health protection

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

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.

City of Ventura Names 2013 Green School Award Winners

[slideshow] The Ventura City Council presented the seventh annual Green School Award for achievement in environmental excellence to students at EP Foster and Will Rogers Elementary Schools during its public meeting on Monday, November 18, at 6 pm, at City

City of Ventura Names 2013 Green School Award Winners

[slideshow] The Ventura City Council presented the seventh annual Green School Award for achievement in environmental excellence to students at EP Foster and Will Rogers Elementary Schools during its public meeting on Monday, November 18, at 6 pm, at City