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    Student Video Tutorial Contest

    KNOW YOUR STREAM – Student Video Tutorial Contest Awarded by Category – K-5, 6-8, & 9-12 grade Awards in Each Category – 1st = $100, 2nd = $50, & 3rd = $25 Rules: The video must: teach a concept related to watersheds or water quality be 30 – 180 seconds long relate concept to the […]

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  • Video Tutorials

    We have pulled together short videos about a variety of topics related to keeping our Sandy Springs creeks clean. We hope it helps you stay informed.               Video Tutorial Contest 1st Place Winner Video Tutorial Contest 2nd Place Winner

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  • Creek Awareness Program

    Did you know there are 6 main watersheds in Sandy Springs? Many people who live in this lovely city do not know this. There is a great way for everyone to learn more about the names and locations of our creeks. Our partnership with Leadership of Sandy Springs has helped us develop a long term […]

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  • Creek Photo Inventory

    A Creek Photo Inventory, has the objective of assisting the City and homeowners in identifying areas where stormwater run-off has damaged the creek bank or tree roots, locate broken sewage pipes, locate private drain pipes, identify and locate downed trees for removal and fix locations of point-source pollution. Benefits: Comprehensive survey of all creeks and […]

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  • Creek Walks

    WASS plans 2-3 creek walks a year. It is a way for the team and any volunteers to see our creeks first hand. You can see the condition of the tree roots, any dams made from trash or leaves, as well as the level of the water. Volunteers walk the creek and pick up trash […]

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  • Enviroscape Education

    WASS purchased an enviroscape model thanks to our generous sponsors. We are excited by the reaction young children have when they see the effects of heavy rain on our watershed. The tangibility of the model is a great way for young people to gain awareness that they can take with them into adulthood. We welcome […]

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  • Rainfall Monitoring

    There is a program in place to monitor the rainfall in Sandy Springs. Any member of the Sandy Springs community can submit rainfall data to help us track it more specifically. You may track it one of two main ways. Place a rain gauge in your yard in a location that is clear of any […]

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  • Water Sampling

    This program is in place to regularly monitor our creeks, especially after high rainfalls, to see if any levels put the community at risk. Local grant money is being used to pay lab costs on weekly collection from 5 sites on Long Island Creek and Marsh Creek for one year. Beth Faircloth, Dara Epstein, Libba […]

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