outreach program is dedicated to educating the public on the harmful
impacts of urban storm water runoff on local streams and the San
Joaquin Delta while encouraging positive behaviors to reduce
contamination of these waterways. Runoff is any water source
that finds its way into a storm drain and eventually ends up in our
local streams or the Delta. It comes from many sources that
include rain, sprinkler systems, and car washes and can carry many
contaminants picked up on urban streets. Contaminants vary
from animal waste, eroded soil and leaves, pesticides, heavy metals
and other toxins.
gets left on or near the street can wash down the storm drain and
into your local streams or the Delta. We can all do our part in
reducing storm water pollution.
The County has established a 24-
hour hotline (866) 755-4955 to report illegal dumping or illicit
discharges into the storm drain system. All calls are taken
anonymously unless otherwise advised.
and day camp activities:
Presentation: a 15
minute video or 30 minute oral presentation on the importance of
water, water uses, the water cycle, and storm water.
30-45 minutes of interactive games
involving vocabulary and recycling
Water community activities: Stream Cleanups, Storm Drain Stenciling.
Contact outreach staff to schedule a presentation (209) 468-3055.
Presentation on appropriate
Best Management Practices (BMP)
selection and application are offered. Industry specific fact
sheets are also available during commercial inspections or can be
picked up by visiting the Public Works customer service counter.
For trainings on the General Construction Permit
Industrial and Construction businesses may check out the GOT SWPPP
County is a participant of the
Green Team of San Joaquin, a program to help businesses and
organizations go green.
PO Box 1810 / 1810 East Hazelton Avenue, Stockton, California 95201 | Phone (209) 468 - 3055
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program is a Program of the
San Joaquin County
Public Works Department