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What is Storm Drain Marking (the "Yellow Fish")?

Storm drain marking is a program designed to heighten public awareness of the fragility of our streams and creeks. What we put either directly into our storm drains or onto our streets or driveways where it will wash into the storm drains, directly ends up in our creeks and streams, and into the Inlet. Toxic substances can kill the fish and other living creatures in our streams very quickly. By marking the storm drains with a yellow fish and by passing out brochures about the process to area residents and businesses, we are increasing the awareness level of those in the area.

What is involved?

  • Volunteers to paint "yellow fish" symbols on the road beside storm drains
  • Volunteers to deliver information pamphlets to residents and businesses along the street
  • The City coordinates supplies and maps. Call 604.469.4610.

Who has been involved to date?

  • Port Moody Ecological Society
  • Burke Mountain Naturalists
  • Stoney Creek Environmental Committee
  • Centennial School Salmon Club
  • Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, Beavers
  • Port Moody Secondary students

For more information email Environmental Services or call 604.469.4610.

 
Last updated: 03/04/2014 11:08:45 AM