The City's stormwater
public outreach and educational activities continue to
evolve with much success. Just a few of our
activities are highlighted below. If you are
interested in any of these programs, please don't
hesitate to contact us at
Environmental Shows & Exhibits
City of Melbourne hosts and participates in
numerous environmental events each year.
Our successful "Florida Friendly Landscaping
Seminar" held each spring typically draws over
This half-day event
features key speakers focusing on good
landscape techniques so they need less
water, fertilizers and pesticides;
irrigation techniques; and Florida native
Events also include the "Home & Garden Show"
held each year at the Melbourne Auditorium, Indian
River Lagoon Day in November, Earth Day events, Trash
Bash, Wonders of Water Nights, and much more.
For additional information on these programs,
contact the Environmental Outreach Division at
(321) 608-5080. Additional information is available
Water Conservation & Environmental Outreach website.
City of Melbourne typically holds hundreds of
interactive school presentations every year reaching
thousands of students from elementary to high school.
These presentations cover water facts, water
pollution prevention, water conservation, litter
reduction and recycling.
presentations are conducted on a regular
basis. Topics discussed include
an overview of the stormwater utility,
discussion regarding the EPA, FDEP,
unfunded mandates and Stormwater Rules.
Literature is readily available at all
homeowners' association is interested in
scheduling a presentation, please contact
us at 608-7341.
The City of
Melbourne began its storm drain marking
program in 2003. Storm
drain markers are installed on storm drain
inlets throughout the City to remind
citizens that what goes down the storm drain
flows to the Indian River Lagoon. If
your volunteer group is interested in
participating in this program,
click here to download our volunteer program
packet or call
BLUE LIFE is a cooperative partnership among non-profit organizations, local governments, businesses, educational institutions and residents - like you - that are determined to reduce the pollutant load to our nationally acclaimed bodies of water including the Indian River Lagoon, St. Johns River and the many tributaries that flow to them. For more information visit www.bluelifefl.org.