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NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ E. Bayshore
28 0.5 140 32
SITE #2: Palo Alto - San Francisquito Creek @ Middlefield
48 1 1,000 250
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ E. Bayshore
22 1.2 350 400
SITE #4: Los Altos - Permanente Diversion Channel @ Miramonte
27 2 71 23
SITE #5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ La Avenida
12 1 225 N/A
SITE #6: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Central
4 0.5 150 20
SITE #7: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Moffett
9 0.5 150 5
SITE #8: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel @ Mathilda
18 3 60 7
SITE #9: Sunnyvale East Channel & San Tomas Aqunio & Calbazas Creek @ Hwy 237
38 2.5 1,223 23
SITE #10: Cupertino - Stevens Creek @ dam
46 5 420 25
SITE #11: Cupertino - Calbazas Creek @ Creekside Park
47 2.5 200 220
SITE #12: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Great America Parkway
55 2.5 350 10
SITE # 13: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Monroe
37 0.5 300 N/A
SITE #14: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
24 0.25 270 8
SITE #15: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams
    Site Cancelled
SITE #16: San Jose - Ross Creek @ Meridian
16 1.25 160 N/A
SITE #17: San Jose - Guadalupe River (West Bank) @ Hwy 880
29 0.5 700 50
SITE #18: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman
30 0.15 1,800 N/A
SITE #19: San Jose - Lower Penitencia Creek @ Serra
13 2 70 N/A
SITE #20: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol
60 1 800 300
SITE #21: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ King
2 0.75 50 N/A
SITE #22: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ W. Santa Clara
26 1 1,100 300
SITE #23: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Jullian
26 0.5 2,050 50
SITE #24: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Williams
5 1 1,320 30
SITE #25: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Roosevelt Park trailhead
28 0.130 2,500 N/A
SITE #26: San Jose - Lower Silver Creek @ McKee Ave.
2 0.11 5 20
SITE #27: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ San Fernando
13 2 585 N/A
SITE # 28: San Jose - Canoas Creek @ Dow Dr. 8 0.25 250 50
SITE #29: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Coyote Ranch 4 0.75 100 20
SITE # 30: San Jose- Coyote Creek @ Hellyer Park 122 2.5 650 75
SITE #31: San Jose - Canoas Creek @ Blossom 11 2.8 57 5
SITE #32: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek @ Camden 12 1.5 75 N/A
SITE #33: San Jose - Los Alamitos Creek @ Winfield 17 2.5 15 1
SITE #34: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Silacci 35 0.667 50 2
SITE #35: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont 22 1 200 N/A
SITE #36: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Bascom 28 0.61 315 N/A
SITE #37: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Lark 11 1.8 100 80
SITE #38: Campbell - Campbell Percolation Ponds @ Camden 64 8.5 250 510
SITE #39: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Vasona County Park 48 6 100 60
SITE #40: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir @ Hwy 17 25 1 2,000 50
SITE #41: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir @ Bear Creek Included with site above
SITE #42: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservoir @ Oak Glenn 13 1.5 175 75
SITE #43: Gilroy - Upper Miller Slough @ Monterey 15 1.1 720 N/A
SITE #44: San Jose - Saratoga Creek @ Kosic 25 1 25 N/A
SITE #45: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Campbell 6 0.75 80 1
TOTALS:
1,131 67.567 21,201 2,701

Strange and unusal items found include:

Plastic flamingo, very old Coke can, corner of a $20 bill, crib, kids swimming pool, playhouse, metal chair, vacuum cleaner, trailer hitch, car floor jack, goofy sunglasses, fire extinguisher, fur coat, kid's scooter, several bikes and parts, two TVs, shoe, skis, broom, stuffed monkey, scary Halloween mask and a Nissan car engine.

The following items were found at one site (at three different locations): over 400 tennis balls, 100 pounds of nursery pots, and 416 pieces of fishing line.


 

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