Clean River Tips
25 Things You Can Do To Keep Our Rivers Clean
Grow native plants in your garden
Naturescaping is landscaping that allows people and nature to coexist. By incorporating native plants into your yard, you can attract insects, birds, and other creatures and help keep Portland's rivers and streams healthy.
Disconnect your downspout
The Downspout Disconnection Program gives homeowners, neighborhood associations, and community groups the chance to work as partners with Environmental Services to help reduce CSOs.
Use cost effective green building practices
The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability's Green Building Program is Portland’s gateway to green building innovation, offering resources specific to your green building project.
Conserve water at home and work
Portland Water Bureau - residential and commercial conservation tips.
Reclaim Your River - Volunteer
Join the efforts of local groups working to explore & restore the Willamette River and streams in Portland.
Be Fish Friendly
Here are a few things we all can do to help save our Chinook, steelhead, coho and other native fish.
Clean Boating Tips
Check out these tips to help be a responsilbe boater and steward of the river.
Clean River Rewards - Stormwater Discount Program
Learn more about how you can become eligible for "Clean River Rewards," lowering your utility bill and helping the river.