The Marion County Public Works Department's Water Quality Program coordinates the county's response to federal and state clean water regulations. The goal of the program is to protect the health of our streams, riparian areas and wetlands through the following strategies:
The Water Quality Program coordinates with Marion County’s Planning, Engineering, and Operations divisions to provide a comprehensive approach to watershed and stormwater management.
Trashy Tuesdays: Volunteer. Connect. Protect.
Become a volunteer for Trashy Tuesday and help protect the waterways around East Salem. Find out more
How to pledge:
Include: "I understand the pet waste, when carried by rain water to our local streams, can increase bacteria, making it unsafe. I pledge to be a good steward of my community by always picking up after my pet's waste, even in my backyard."
Your address (where to mail the bag dispenser).
Your pet's name.
Stormwater Management Plan
The Marion County Stormwater Management Plan outlines the actions that will ensure that the County meets the requirements of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permits and reduces it's impact on the surrounding waterways.
Please review the
Stormwater Management Plan and provide comments to: