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Orange County Coastkeeper to Teach How to Report Stormwater Pollution from Industrial Facilities

• ‘What’s Up With Water’ session to showcase Industrial Stormwater Monitoring Webinar
• ‘Water Warriors’ session to provide water-wise gardening workshop

WHAT

This week on Orange County Coastkeeper’s virtual series OCCK Streams, it will partner with the California Water Quality Monitoring Collaboration Network on the webinar: Industrial Stormwater Monitoring – A Community Approach. With over 20 years of experience in stormwater monitoring, Coastkeeper’s associate director of programs Ray Hiemstra will lead the webinar along with Coastkeeper legal staff. This webinar, along with OCCK Stream’s regularly scheduled Zoom sessions will teach organizations and community members how they can become environmental stewards in Orange County.

WHY

With the stormwater webinar Coastkeeper will enable a community-wide effort to effectively monitor industrial stormwater pollution and outline the right actions against polluters. Additionally, the other programs part of OCCK Streams will continue to serve as an important resource for the community by offering educational and immersive content for community members who are now spending more time indoors.

WHO

Orange County Coastkeeper

  • Ray Heimstra, associate director of programs
  • Sarah Spinuzzi, staff attorney
  • Katie Nichols, marine restoration director
  • Marianne Hugo, garden director

WHEN

  • What’s Up With Water: Industrial Stormwater Monitoring Webinar – April 29 at 11:30 a.m.
    • Join by computer: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting
    • Join by phone: +1 916-562-0861
      • Conference ID: 114879950

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Organization: Orange County Coastkeeper
  • Interviews available: For interviews with Orange County Coastkeeper’s staff, contact: Isabella Oidem, [email protected]
  • Link to use in your story: https://www.coastkeeper.org
 

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21 YEARS OF ORANGE COUNTY COASTKEEPER: For twenty-one years, Southern California residents have relied on Orange County Coastkeeper to be their leading voice in protecting clean water. The organization works collaboratively with diverse groups in the public and private sectors to achieve healthy, accessible, and sustainable water resources for the region. Coastkeeper achieves this through innovative, effective programs in education, advocacy, restoration, research, enforcement, and conservation. Coastkeeper is a member of the International Waterkeeper Alliance, which has 236 different independent programs across 29 countries. For more information, visit www.coastkeeper.org or call 714-850-1965.