The SWPPP Internship™ Program educates, trains and empowers students to develop sustainable solutions to reduce stormwater pollution from their school site.
Since SWPPP Internship Program launched in 2013:
Over 1,600 student interns have been trained influencing the behaviors of over 20,000 classmates and 1,000 teachers and staff.
Interns have presented their work at venues ranging from local city council meetings to the California State Water Board.
Students were showcased on
, ABC10 and in print in the
San Diego Union Tribune
Del Mar Times
Interns in Encinitas
were granted $720,000
from the California State Water Board to build six water quality projects on campus.
Elementary, middle and high school student interns:
Study the impact stormwater pollutants from their school site have in local waterways.
Develop educational and structural solutions to reduce pollutants entering storm drains.
Document activities that help your city meet state permit requirements.
Write and present findings in a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP), inspired by those used in industry.
July 2018 Honoree
2017 Next Generation Recycler
2016 Outstanding Stormwater News, Information, Outreach and Media Project
2016 Green Schools Challenge
These cities and businesses are helping to prepare the next generation of water quality enthusiasts.
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