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Vote! Vote! Vote!

Posted on 10/06/20 by Megan in Storm Water Services

Sun setting on Lake Erie

Have you heard there is a big election this year? I’m sure you have! COVID-19 has touched every aspect of our lives in 2020, including the way many people are approaching the polls. I think the silver lining about this election year is that we are planning and preparing more than we have before. As we plan the... read more

Let’s Begin Again

Posted on 10/01/20 by Elizabeth in Friends of Euclid Creek

At the beginning of 2020, we could see real progress on environmental issues. People and stores were beginning to reduce the use of plastic bags. Many of us were bringing in our own reusable bags. Restaurants were allowing customers to use their own refill cups, and we could often give the server a food container to use if... read more

Recycle Your Leaves

Posted on 09/22/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

Fall is here and before we know it the leaves will be falling as we transition from summer to winter. This year we would like to encourage you to consider recycling your leaves rather than piling them at the curb for city pick up. In nature, leaves are left on the forest floor to be decomposed by worms, bacteria,... read more

That Sure Was a Big Rain, Wasn’t It… Wasn’t It?

Posted on 09/16/20 by Jared in Educational Outreach

A bioretention cell takes water from the street during the Labor Day storm.

Like most other residents of Cuyahoga County, I was bombarded by phone alerts, social media posts and radio reports of heavy rain and flash flooding on Labor Day morning. I even had to take a detour on my way home from a short shopping trip due to flooding in the Jennings Rd./Harvard Ave. area. Unlike most other residents of... read more

Crappiest Dog Contest wrap up

Posted on 09/08/20 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Why the heck would we ever have a contest about dogs pooping? Well, because I've been in education for over 25 years and I know you have to mix it up a bit to get a message across. And besides, I'm gross sometimes. Also, I don't own a dog and I giggle every time I see a dog in that... read more