Keep It Clean

    Hoover Crop  

Simple steps you can take at home to  prevent water pollution .

Take a Tour

Watershed Signage

Signage installed at Griggs, O'Shaughnessy & Hoover Reservoirs invites park visitors to  take a self-guided tour along the shoreline & learn about the green infrastructure installed there.

Rain gardens, porous pavement & more can improve the quality of storm water entering the reservoirs that supply our drinking water.

Non-point Source Pollution

Stormwater Runoff

Protect our Waterways
Illustration Courtesy of NCDENR

Community Backyards for GreenSpot Members

Rain Barrel TerracottaResidents of Columbus are invited to participate in Community Backyards and receive a $50 reimbursement on an eligible rain barrel (limit one per household). All Community Backyards participants will be enrolled in the City of Columbus GreenSpot program as a dual program benefit. 

Participants are required to attend an in-person workshop or complete the online course before receiving the $50 rebate. Additional details and eligibility requirements can be found at