- NEWS RELEASE
- September 1, 2004
Sign Installations Improve Water Quality Awareness
A coalition of partners
from across the Tri-State region -- including the Butler County
Storm Water District -- dedicated to improving water quality
through increased stewardship of our local streams and rivers,
will launch a multi-community sign installation and watershed
educational outreach campaign September 18 through 26, 2004.
(Signs Inspire Great Neighborhood Streams) will work hand in
hand with communities in the Greater Cincinnati area to install
stream identification signs at over 100 well-traveled stream
crossings. Waterways and watersheds included in this project
- Ohio - Mill Creek, Little
Miami River, East Fork, Great Miami River and Whitewater watersheds;
- Kentucky - Banklick Creek,
- Indiana - Tanner's Creek.
group will promote stream stewardship public awareness and education
by submitting educational articles for local press, posting educational
information on regional web sites and distributing flyers, static
decals, and temporary tattoos to grade schools. Also, the group
will encourage healthy household tips to movie-going audiences
in clever ads displayed at local theaters.
members include the Butler County Storm Water District; Butler
County Engineer's Office; Hamilton County Storm Water District;
Hamilton County Engineer's Office; Butler, Hamilton, Clermont,
and Warren County Soil and Water Conservation Districts; Mill
Creek and Banklick Creek Watershed Councils; Tanner's Creek Watershed;
Greenacres Foundation; and Hamilton County Environmental Services.
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