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.

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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

Clean Stream Water - Garden for Water & Life

1: Before the leaves come out and the birds start nesting is a great time to prune trees and shrubs. Always make your cut just above a bud, to avoid unsightly & unhealthy stubs. When cutting back dried stems, leave some at knee high so the solitary bees, which are

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  Spring has sprung and for many people that means long afternoons mowing the lawn, pulling weeds, prepping your garden, and/or planting new flowers to brighten up the yard. Tending to our outdoor spaces can take a lot of maintenance, but luckily we have a few tricks and tips that

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The spring rain barrel sale is now open and these barrels are going fast! New Castle County residents who pledge to be a Clean Stream Champion can purchase an Earth Minded Rain Barrel for $50. Rain barrels collect free rainwater to water gardens, trees, and lawns and even wash cars,

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Upcoming Events
16 Apr '24
Drop in & Learn: Conservation Landscaping & Rain Gardens
  • Paper Mill Park, Newark, DE.
  • April 16, 2024
  • Tuesday @ 5:00 pm

Looking to do more in your yard to reduce flooding, support clean water, and help wildlife?  Join us on April 16 from 5-6pm at New Castle County’s Paper Mill Park to learn more about rain gardens, native plants, and other ways to be good stewards of our properties. Stop by […]

04 May '24
Native Plant Sale
  • Coverdale Farm Preserve, Greenville, DE.
  • May 4, 2024
  • Saturday @ 9:00 am