Warning:

A Red Flag Warning is now in effect for the East Bay Hills from Saturday, September 26 at 9 PM - Monday, September 28 at 8 AM.

Sign Up for Adopt a Drain

Oakland Adopt a Drain program seeks volunteers to help keep storm drains clear of debris. Keeping storm drain inlets clear helps maintain water quality and prevent flooding during storms.

About the Program

Hundreds of volunteers across Oakland have adopted storm drains to help their neighborhoods prepare for rainstorms. It doesn't take much to keep a storm drain clear. A little volunteer effort goes a long way in helping Public Works maintain over 12,000 storm drains to reduce flooding and prevent pollution of our waterways. When you sign up to Adopt a Drain, you become eligible to borrow City tools and supplies, and you will receive the City's rain alert notifications.

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