About the Clean Water Program

Everybody in Alameda County is connected to our creeks, wetlands and the Bay, through the network of storm drains found in every neighborhood. Water from rainstorms that enters the storm drain system contains pollutants that can ultimately harm our local water. Reducing these pollutants is our mission.

The Program facilitates local compliance with the Federal Clean Water Act, coordinating its activities with other pollution prevention programs, such as wastewater treatment plants, hazardous waste disposal, and water recycling. The

Clean Water Program also works with public agencies from around the county to foster a culture of stewardship, educating residents and businesses alike on how to prevent stormwater pollution.

Member Agencies

The Program's member agencies are: Alameda County, the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Union City, the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and the Zone 7 Water Agency.

Visit the Programs section to learn more about specific activities and projects, coordinated by the Clean Water Program’s Management Committee. The Committee meets monthly—click here for the meeting calendar and agendas.

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