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Water Pollution Prevention

The Environmental section of Public Works focuses on safeguarding the environment for the health protection and benefit of the community, to comply with all applicable solid waste, sewer, storm drain, and water quality laws and regulations through increasing awareness and participation in environmental protection efforts, inspections of properties and enforcement for pollution control regulatory compliance, managing the collection, recycling and disposal of solid waste, maintaining roads and storm drain systems to minimize pollutants, maintenance and construction of sewer and storm drain infrastructure, and participating in regional sewer and storm water discussions.  Participate in conjunction with San Mateo County public information and outreach on Water Pollution Prevention, adoption of Reusable Bag and Polystyrene ordinance, and other environmental awareness such as Creek Awareness, and Stormwater Emergency Preparedness. Energy Efficiency Financing Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), which is a financing mechanism for eligible clean energy projects to be paid through property tax assessments.