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San Roque Creek upstream of Stevens Park (Creeks Restoration Planner Erin Markey)     
Construction to Begin on N. Quarantina Street
Later this month the Creeks Division will begin construction of a storm water infiltration demonstration project in the 700 and 800 blocks of North Quarantina Street.
The existing asphalt road and concrete sidewalks will be removed and replaced with permeable pavers, which allow storm water and urban runoff to soak into the ground below the pavers rather than running offsite.
This prevents pollution from washing into storm drains, which flow into our creeks and ocean untreated.
Funding for this project has been provided primarily through a grant agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board, and by hotel visitors through Measure B.
To learn more about these and other permeable paver projects,
Take Our Outreach Survey!
We are asking community members to help direct our outreach programs by taking our Storm Water Outreach Survey at the link below!
The survey should take about five minutes of your time. 
Click here to take Survey!
On Monday, April 25th, five respondents will be randomly selected to WIN a Creeks Division prize pack, consisting of a #PicItUpSB hat and t-shirt, a Creek Week t-shirt, and other goodies such as stickers and pencils!
Visit Us at the Earth Day Festival
The Creeks Division, along with several other City Departments and Divisions (Parks & Recreation, Trash & Recycling, Wastewater, Water Conservation, Community Development, and Energy/Facilities), will be providing information at the Earth Day Festival on Saturday and Sunday, April 16th and 17th at Alameda Park.
Stop by our booth and learn about our upcoming projects and ongoing programs, and how you can help protect our local creeks and ocean!
Look for a giant tent with a "Sustainable Santa Barbara" banner near the corner of Anacapa Street and E. Micheltorena Street (see the red arrow on the map below).

Join the Creek Crew for a Clean-Up of Mission Creek!
Join us for a post-Earth Day Festival/pre-actual Earth Day clean-up of Mission Creek at the Caltrans Channel!

Thursday, April 21st, 5:30-6:30pm
Meet at the end of W. Los Olivos Street near Oak Park Lane

We will clean up about a half mile stretch of the concrete lined channel along our Mission Creek Fish Passage ProjectWe'll provide the bags and gloves, you wear your sturdy shoes/boots!
Please call or email Liz Smith at (805) 897-2606 or with any questions.
To join the Creek Crew and stay up to date on our upcoming volunteer events, sign up here - if you're already a subscriber to our E-News, enter your email address and click Next, click on Preferences, then add the Creek Crew mailing list!
We hope to see you at the creek!
Congratulations Newly Certified Clean Creeks Business
Creeks Certified Business LogoJoin the Creeks Division in congratulating the following local business for taking important steps to protect local creek and ocean water quality by becoming Clean Creeks Certified! 
(805) 963-1244
For a complete list of Certified Businesses or to learn more about the program, visit
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