Storm Drain Project

  • Location
    United States
  • Status

The Problem

Our Project focuses on educating the community about its local water shed and the pollution that enters it. Our wish is that the storm drains around our school get more attention.

Our Plan

Our project will be to put art on the storm drains, put screens cover them, have trash cans around them, have poop bags provide for the community to prevent contamination of the water, and have trash compacters installed where trash cans commonly get over filled. We will do all this by first taking pictures of the main visible storm drains around our school. We will make a map and pick the ones that get the most foot action. We will contact the city about getting permission to do art on the storm drains. We will start small to get some awareness on what we are doing. Once we hit our first storm drains we will then expand our efforts toward the other issues by reaching out to our local city council member, church, Play Ground of Dream (POD) and Youth Policy Institute (YPI) for more support.

Themes Addressed

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    Clean Water
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    Community Enhancement
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