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First Flush 2013 - Annual Rain Event
Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 06:00pm - 08:00pm
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The Coastal Watershed Council seeks adventurous volunteers for the Annual First Flush Event. First Flush is an event that samples storm drain runoff during the first significant rain of the season. During the first rainfall, water washes significant levels of pollution off street surfaces, driveways, and curbs and into storm drains. This concentrated mix of often polluted water flows directly from these storm drains into creeks, rivers and the Monterey Bay. Volunteers are trained to monitor specific storm drains and collect water samples (day or night!). The water samples are analyzed at a professional lab to assess levels of non-point source pollution such as nutrients, metals, bacteria indicators, hardness and total suspended solids. Please plan to attend to trainings: Classroom training: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 6 - 8 pm City of Capitola Council Chambers, 420 Capitola Avenue, Capitola Dry Run (Field) training: Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Creekside Plaza, Soquel
Location : City of Capitoal and Santa Cruz
Contact : Debie Chirco-Macdonald, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 831-464-9200


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