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Clean Water Program

The City of Martinez Clean Water Program serves to radically reduce or eliminate pollutants from entering the municipal storm drain system. This program is mandated under the 1987 Amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act or the Clean Water Act. Through activities known as best management practices or BMP's, the City conducts municipal maintenance (e.g., street sweeping and catch basin cleaning), public education and outreach, new development and construction controls, illicit discharge control activities, monitoring and special studies, and watershed management activities.

REPORTING A PROBLEM:

  • To report an emergency situation such as a hazardous waste spill or situation that will result in the imminent and substantial danger to the health and safety of persons please call 911.
  • To report illegal dumping in the creek or an illicit discharge into the City's storm drain system please call our Code Enforcement Hotline at (925) 372-3598. codeenforcement@cityofmartinez.org

CLEAN WATER INFORMATION:

For more information on construction, please visit the State's website at: http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/water_issues

WEB LINKS:

The Briones School New Leaf Collaborative, CSU East Bay and Lunchbox International presents a partnership project with City of Martinez to address local clean water issues through 2 film projects

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