Caltrans is Proud to Partner with the Following Organizations
American River Parkway Foundation

The American River Parkway Foundation’s (ARPF) mission is to support the preservation and enjoyment of the American River Parkway by fostering environmental education, stewardship and volunteer opportunities. The ARPF aims to develop a sustainable and accessible natural resource for all with clean up events, trail maintenance, habitat restoration, and educational programs. Both the ARPF and Protect Every Drop strive to protect natural resources and waterways, making this an invaluable partnership!

Driving School Association of California

The Driving School Association of California (DSAC) is a not-for-profit association made up of driving school owners, operators, and instructors. As industry professionals, DSAC members practice safe driving habits and behaviors. Our combined efforts and cooperation will continue to improve stormwater quality through education about how to properly tarp and secure vehicle loads, encouraging proper tire inflation, and regular vehicle maintenance.  

Regional Parks Foundation

Regional Parks Foundation: The Regional Parks Foundation believes connections with nature are critical for leading a healthy, balanced life. In addition to their commitment supporting the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, the foundation is dedicated to assisting the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in its mission to provide recreation and educational experiences to all populations. Through fundraising, the nonprofit provides resources to ensure underserved populations have equal access to nature through the East Bay Regional Park District's parks, trails, programs and services. To learn more about upcoming events or to become a member, check out their website.

Sacramento Splash

Sacramento Splash is a non-profit organization founded in 1999. Their mission is to help local children understand and value the natural world through science and outdoor exploration. Their Splash Education Center is a private facility that houses their organization. Splash and their Center facilitate exploration of more than 1,000 acres of high-quality vernal pool grasslands that surround it. Visit their website to learn more about the organization and their educational programs.

Keep CA Beautiful

Keep CA Beautiful (KCB) is dedicated to protecting our golden state’s natural beauty. KCB rallies thousands of volunteers to keep their communities clean by recycling and having cleanups throughout the state. They hope to encourage more people to do their part to protect our waterways by partnering with Caltrans’ Stormwater campaign. Learn more and visit their website. 

Valley Foothill Watersheds Collaborative is a champion for watershed health. They collaborate with non-profit, government and private organizations to work on projects that are aimed at keeping our waterways clean. These projects include goals such as, restoration, conservation, and greenhouse gas reduction. In a partnership with the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, they are dedicated to help us Protect Every Drop. Visit their website to learn more about the organization and their goals.

CBS Media strategically reaches more than 90% of Californians each week through radio, TV, digital, out-of-home and more. They are dedicated to spreading Caltrans' Stormwater campaign message to inform, influence and change behaviors for clean water throughout California. You can visit their website for more information about their media efforts.

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With their top-rated in-language stations, Lotus Communication Corp effectively reaches audience members of a unique, multicultural and diverse populations. They join Caltrans in their promotion for stormwater awareness efforts to educate and prevent environmental pollution. Visit their website here to learn more about their organization and outreach.

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Outfront Media is the U.S. leader in national out-of-home advertising with digital and static displays in the most iconic and high-traffic markets of the U.S. In collaboration with Caltrans, they are providing opportunities to engage both mass and targeted audiences with stormwater messaging to promote the important effort of clean water awareness. Visit their website to learn more about their media efforts across the nation.

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AAB Outdoor Media® is the exclusive provider of Eco-Smart™ advertising on Southern California’s busiest and most popular beaches. The Adopt A Beach® Program not only provides a cost-effective way to reach your target market in one of the fastest growing media outlets—Out of Home (OOH); our Eco-Smart barrels™, which are located directly on the beaches, pier, boardwalks, and parking lots, provide an environmentally focused opportunity for businesses who see the great importance in keeping our beaches clean. AAB Outdoor Media® is dedicated to providing effective outdoor advertising opportunities while keeping Southern California beaches beautiful.

EcoMedia has leveraged the power of advertising to direct more than $80 million dollars in funding and resources to non-profits tackling the world’s most pressing issues—from the environment and education to health and wellness. Founded in 2001, they are now pleased to be a part of Caltrans’ campaign to help improve the quality of our water throughout California. Visit their website for more information.

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), provides sustainable, accessible, and community-focused transportation that is aimed towards the improvement of public health, responsible transportation options, and public awareness of environmental responsibility. Their mission follows that of Protect Every Drop making them a perfect partner for the campaign. Visit their website to see how they find solutions that move the valley.

Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program

The Watershed Watch Campaign is a public education initiative of the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program (SCVURPPP). SCVURPPP is an association of fifteen government agencies in Santa Clara Valley that work together to prevent stormwater runoff pollution in local creeks and the San Francisco Bay. Their commitment to runoff pollution prevention makes them a perfect partner to the Caltrans Stormwater campaign. Visit their website to learn more about SCVURPP's goals.

The City of Manteca works to supply to more homes and people with a clean water supply while maintaining and protecting natural resources. Protect Every Drop and the City of Manteca have partnered to increase the efforts made to improve water quality and educate residents on proper waste disposal habits.


As a key partner in the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) is dedicated to the advancement of stormwater quality management through collaboration, education, guidance, regulatory review, and scientific assessment. They are helping to guide and spread the Caltrans' Stormwater campaign message as they continue to implement and maintain effective stormwater quality management programs throughout California. Visit their website for more information.

The California Water Boards comprises ten separate boards charged to preserve, enhance, and restore the quality of California’s water resources and drinking water for the protection of the environment, public health, and all beneficial uses. The State Water Resources Control Board and the nine Regional Water Quality Control Boards have a seat at the campaign’s steering committee providing guidance to the Protect Every Drop campaign. Visit their website to learn more.

Monterey SEA

Monterey Regional Stormwater & Education Alliance (Monterey SEA): This regional program aims to meet Clean Water Act requirements for urban runoff, protect public health and enhance environmental quality of watershed and beaches. In coalition with the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, Monterey SEA works to educate the general public and targeted audiences about stormwater as well as the specific behaviors they can implement to protect water quality.

East Bay Regional Park District

East Bay Regional Park District: The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is a system of beautiful public parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco, established in 1934. The system comprises of 120,000 acres with 65 parks including over 1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature learning. In addition to its support of the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, the District aims to preserve the heritage of natural and cultural resources, open spaces, parks and trails for the enjoyment and healthful recreation of generations to come. To find out what’s happening in the parks or to become a volunteer, visit their website.

Tri-Valley Creeks

Tri-Valley Creeks: As a program working to promote healthy Tri-Valley creeks through active community participation and education, Tri-Valley Creeks is proud to join Caltrans in their stormwater awareness efforts. Their Adopt a Creek Spot Program encourages residents and businesses to adopt a creek spot and help improve water quality and aquatic habitat in neighborhood creeks. To learn more about the Adopt a Creek Spot program and to get involved, visit their website.

 The Sacramento Stormwater Quality

The Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership (SSQP) is a program made of Sacramento County and it’s incorporated cities to educate and inform the public about urban runoff pollution, encourage public participation in community clean-up events, work with businesses and to encourage pollution prevention, require construction and development projects that reduce erosion, pollution, and include pollution control.


California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): The California Department of Motor Vehicles is committed to protecting and preserving our environment. The DMV is a proud partner in meeting California’s sustainability goals. Over the past ten years, the DMV has been recognized for its leadership in energy and environmental design for the adoption of green building and development practices. In recent years, five DMV field offices have attained the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification Award. In addition, numerous water conservation technologies are being designed into new DMV field office projects, such as low flow fixtures, the use of recycled water for landscaping, runoff water filtering through bioswales, drought tolerant landscaping and high efficiency irrigation systems. The DMV has existed for more than 100 years and is responsible for registering approximately 33 million vehicles and licensing 23 million drivers. The DMV provides these services in its field offices located throughout the state and online.

The North Coast Stormwater Coalition

The North Coast Stormwater Coalition collaborates with local governments and community members in Northern California to reduce stormwater pollution. Through public education, workshops and outreach events, they aim to encourage people to do their part in protecting our waterways. In partnership with Caltrans’ Stormwater campaign, they work to educate more Californians on how to keep pollutants out of storm drains which lead to waterways.

The Bureau of Automotive Repair

The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) protects the health and interests of California consumers by administering an effective vehicle emissions reduction program and ensuring quality automotive repair services from its licensees. BAR encourages consumers to follow their vehicle manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule to help protect the reliability of their vehicle and the environment. They join the Caltrans Stormwater Protect Every Drop campaign in spreading messages to protect our waterways though education on proper tire inflation and regular vehicle maintenance to reduce fluid leaks. Visit their website for more information.

The City of Temecula

The City of Temecula is committed to improving water quality by implementing programs that systematically reduce and eliminate pollutants from urban runoff before reaching their local creeks. They have partnered with Caltrans to help Protect Every Drop.


The Contra Costa Clean Water Program (CCCWP) is comprised of Contra Costa County, its nineteen incorporated cities, and the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Together they are dedicated to maintaining clean waterways and eliminating stormwater pollution through public education, municipal operations, commercial and industrial outreach, and inspection and enforcement.  CCCWP has partnered with Protect Every Drop on their mission to provide the public with ways they can help do their part to protect our water and reduce pollution!

California State Parks

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration, and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.  As a partner to the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, California State Parks is educating park visitors on their role to minimize the impacts of stormwater to local waterways, and in the process, helping to preserve California’s parks.


City of Roseville Environmental Utilities

Environmental Utilities is an integrated utility provider for the City of Roseville, providing water, wastewater, solid waste, recycled water and stormwater services to a bolstering residential and business community. As a community-owned utility, Environmental Utilities continues to be a leader in utility delivery and provides sound services to nearly 130,000 people. In a partnership with the Caltrans Stormwater campaign, they are dedicated to help us Protect Every Drop, as it is a shining example and shared vision of reminding Californians to adopt simple actions to protect our environment.

Sac State has made various efforts to make sustainability a priority on campus. Students, faculty, and staff work together to make the campus more sustainable and create a culture where sustainability is second nature. Sac State efforts have reduced their environmental impact, created a place where students explore, develop innovative ideas and become pioneers in sustainability. Hosting Clean up events, Composting Practices Seminars, and fundraisers, Sac State Sustainability is the perfect partner to aid Protect Every Drop in the improvement of water and environmental quality.

The City of Sunnyvale

The City of Sunnyvale aims to improve water quality for the benefit of their community and the environment through various community engagement efforts including monitoring and sharing educational messages on pollution prevention and proper disposal. Because the Sunnyvale and Protect Every Drop share goals in Water Preservation, a partnership was developed to work towards that common goal.


Specializing in landfill diversion, composting, and recycling, Recology has served and continues to help communities within California. Their mission is to create a place without waste by developing and discovering sustainable resource recovery practices. Caltrans and Recology share the goal of developing a sustainable and responsible environment.

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Pollutants that originate from motorists on the highways make up 70% of the sediment that washes into Lake Tahoe which disrupts water clarity. As an organization that encourages positive behavior and a protection of lake water quality, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency offers their commitment in public outreach and awareness efforts of the Caltrans Stormwater campaign. Check them out online for more information.