Trash Monitoring Workgroup
About the Subcommittee
Provide data to the Water Boards to identify and quantify trash generated by homeless encampments
Identify best practices and programs (including monitoring, measuring, recording, and the resources necessary) to manage and reduce trash generated by encampments associated with unhoused persons.
Privacy, law, safety, resources
Cultivate partnerships among STORMS, State, Regional Water Board to develop strategies and solicit data
Develop guidelines for municipal data sharing
Develop survey of municipalities on trash cleanups
Engage with the development of the Trash Monitoring Playbook
Discover more information about the Trash Monitoring Workgroup, attend our meetings, and sign up to the membership list at the official site:
2020 Trash Events
The State Water Board’s Office of Information Management and Analysis plans to host the following events in 2020, which will focus on addressing some of the questions above. Mark your calendars for the following events:
June 28-29, 2020, Sacramento
Oct – Nov 2020, Specific date(s) and Location TBD
More details on specific topics and event logistics coming soon!
If you are interested in hosting, collaborating with the State Water Boards, or participating in an event that will tackle some of these questions, please let us know by filling out our Trash Stakeholder Questions Survey!