Become a Clean Stream Champion!

Clean water starts at home – the little changes you make can improve water for our health, our pets and wildlife.

Many of New Castle County’s waterways are polluted and much of it is coming from what we do in our own homes and yards.

You can be part of the solution to improve New Castle County’s water by pledging to help with these 5 easy steps.

Make a Difference

Together, New Castle County residents can make a difference.

Join Us – It’s free, simple, and we can help you get started. Take the Pledge!

Scoop Dog Poop - Clean Streams
Garden for Water & Life - Clean Streams
Only Rain Down the Drain - Clean Streams
Reduce Household Chemicals - Clean Streams
Cease the Grease - Clean Streams


New Castle County residents that pledge to be a Clean Stream Champion are eligible to win one of our quarterly giveaway contests! Every three months we’ll randomly select a new Clean Stream Champion to win an awesome prize – such as rain barrel, green cleaning supplies, native plants or even a waterproof Bluetooth

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Upcoming Events
04 Apr '20
Christina River Watershed Cleanup
  • Christina River Watershed, Wilmington, DE.
  • April 4, 2020
  • Saturday @ 8:00 am

The Christina River Watershed Cleanup’s mission has always been the removal of man-made debris from within this beautiful watershed, while raising public awareness for pollution prevention.  Since the Cleanup began in 1992, more than 360 tons of tires, appliances, household items, and other trash have been cleared from within the watershed.

11 Apr '20
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
  • DSWA Collection Event, Middletown, DE.
  • April 11, 2020
  • Saturday @ 8:00 am
30 Apr '20
Native Plant Sale
  • Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE.
  • April 30, 2020
  • Thursday @ 1:00 pm