What you can do
There are lots of things that each of us can do at home and through our actions to mitigate the effects of stormwater. While the 'Island Waters' project is a large-scale initiative, below are some of the ways that you can take action to help us achieve clean water on Aquidneck Island. Did we leave anything out? Please contact us if you have something to add!
Volunteer with Clean Ocean Access
Clean Ocean Access is our outreach partner on Island Waters. If you are interested in volunteering your time to conduct water quality testing in Aquidneck Island's waterways, monitor coastal access points, or participate in a beach cleanup, contact them directly at www.cleanoceanaccess.org.
Follow the tips in 'Bay-Friendly Living'
Our friends at Save The Bay (Narragansett Bay) have put together a handy guide titled 'Bay- Friendly Living; Yard care and lifestyle tips to save time, money and the bay'. Find the guide online and download a .pdf of this handy reference here:
Manage Runoff at Home
There are a number of resources online that list simple measures you can take at home to manage stormwater runoff on your own property. We've adapted one here to get your started: