Since 2004 the Public Education
Committee has been meeting. They are responsible for developing the
education program that will promote and educate the public on surface
water quality and how to protect Our Water
resources. Using the 7 required elements the committee worked with
the University of Michigan's Center for Applied Environmental Research (CAER)
to draft the public education plan.
was an exciting year for the Public Education Committee. Implementation
of the plan began with the logo chosen and incorporated into our education
Water” campaign web-page is complete www.ClearGeneseeWater.org
please take a moment and visit the new web site.
featuring the seven elements of storm water education.
These have been printed and sent to each community to distribute as
you see best.
A display booth is complete and available
for public events. The booth
was ready and used at the 2006’s Genesee County Fair to distribute
Articles on the seven elements of storm
water education and other identified subjects were written and made
available to interested parties.
An educational Microsoft
PowerPoint presentation was developed to present to interested
groups such as: service organizations, lake or neighborhood associations,
Rotary clubs, etc... This 60-slide
presentation is modular so it can be customized for time and interest of
its audience. Please contact us if you are interested having us come
out and have a presentation for your
local group or meeting.
2007 will see the beginning of the drain stenciling program. This is
where volunteers can be provided all the supplies necessary to stencil the
road next to the catch basins to remind people not to dump waste down