The Cleanwater initiative is about raising
awareness of the impacts
that human activity has on our waterways. We are generating support
from business and the community to encourage pollution prevention
as well protecting and restoring our catchment areas.
Visit your local Council's web site to find out what they are doing
to help save our waterways.
Contact Information >
cleanwater.net.au is an initiative of Willoughby
Council on behalf of Councils and organisations working towards
making the environment a cleaner, healthier place.
Your local Council is actively pursuing a cleaner environment. Contact
them to find out what they are doing and how you can get involved
or send us your e-mail in the space above and we will keep you updated.
You can obtain more information on how to contact your local council
Willoughby City Council
Catchment Education Officer
Tel: 02 9777 1000
from a letter to Cleanwater:
"As a visitor to your country I'm constanty awe-struck by its
beauty. I have travelled right the way from West to East and have
rarely been unimpressed with the view. Even on the streets in the
cities including Sydney it is quite rare to see an excess of rubbish
and litter. This remained true until recently when I moved into
an Apartment at Rosebay and saw part of that beach. The beach as
viewed from the road is imaculate but unfortunatly further along
the beach hidden by development is ruined with litter.
Myself and my friends have often spent time picking up large items
of litter and trying even in just a small way to tidy up. We do
however need to work like everybody else and with the little free
time we have at present we use to see as much as possible of your
rain hits the ground it becomes stormwater. Stormwater moves the
pollution from roads down the drain into the harbour and it is not
treated by the sewerage system... more