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!

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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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Crisp, fall days are here and that means it’s time to start raking leaves, drinking apple cider, and winterizing your rain barrel. We know you wish you could use your Clean Stream Champion rain barrel all year long, but it’s important to prepare the rain barrel for winter so that

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Have you drained your pool yet? If not, please consider the environment when you do. The water can be loaded with chlorine and other chemicals that are dangerous to fish and wildlife. Here are a few tips for safely disposing of pool water. For more, click here. How to Properly

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