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NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: Palo Alto - San Francisquito @ Middlefield Rd.
70 2.4 1,500 300
SITE #2: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ E. Bayshore Rd.
28 1 145 15
SITE #3: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek @ E. Bayshore Rd.
10 0.25 120 80
SITE #4: Los Altos - Permanente Creek Diversion Channel @ Portland Ave.
13 1 15 54
SITE #5: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Central Ave.
19 1.5 550 200
SITE #6: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale West Channel @ Mathilda
11 2 50 9
SITE #7: Sunnyvale - Sunnyvale East Channel @ HWY 237
32 2.5 885 23
SITE #8: Alviso - Alviso Slough @ Alviso Marina
8 4 139 N/A
SITE #9: Cupertino - Stevens Creek @ Barranca Dr.
5 0.25 55 10
SITE #10: Cupertino - Stevens Creek Reservoir @ Dam
70 3.5 60 30
SITE #11: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek & Regnart Creek @ Bollinger
91 3 50 149
SITE #12: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek @ Miller Ave.
23 0.2 30 N/A
SITE #13: Cupertino - Regnart Creek @ S. Blaney Ave.
14 0.2 30 8
SITE # 14: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Great America Pkwy
31 1 250 N/A
SITE #15: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ El Camino Real
35 1 360 N/A
SITE #16: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Monroe
11 1 200 10
SITE #17: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Williams Rd.
N/A N/A SITE CANCELLED
SITE #18: San Jose - Saratoga Creek @ Prospect Ave.
14 0.12 5 1
SITE #19: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Airport Pkwy
4 0.5 900 N/A
SITE #20: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ HWY 880
73 1.3 1,200 N/A
SITE #21: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ W. St. John St.
30 0.5 2,000 N/A
SITE #22: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Park Ave.
9 0.02 1,500 N/A
SITE #23: Guadalupe River @ Grant Ave.
12 0.5 350 5
SITE #24: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Willow Glen Way
5 0.06 60 N/A
SITE #25: San Jose - Upper Penitencia Creek @ Capitol Ave.
35 1 300 175
SITE #26: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Watson Park
1 0.06 50 N/A
SITE #27: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Selma Olinder Park
21 1 75 5
SITE #28: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Story Rd.
12 0.15 1,280 N/A
SITE #29: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Yerba Buena Rd.
78 3.5 480 30
SITE #30: San Jose - Coyote Creek @ Metcalf Rd.
17 0.5 500 N/A
SITE #31: San Jose - Ross Creek @ Meridian Ave.
15 3 100 10
SITE #32: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Rd.
45 1.5 215 1
SITE #33: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont Ave.
5 0.38 50 N/A
SITE #34: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Vasona Lake County Park
48 6 245 35
SITE #35: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Creek @ Blossom Hill Rd.
16 2 40 20
SITE #36: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir @ Bear Creek Overpass
8 0.75 200 80
SITE #37: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservoir @ Parking Lot
4 1 180 N/A
SITE #38: Morgan Hill - Anderson Lake @ Launch Ramp
2 0.1 75 N/A
SITE #39: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Spring
37 2 217 N/A
SITE #40: Gilroy - Coyote Lake & Creek @ Campgroup
0 0 0 0
SITE #41: Gilroy - Uvas Creek @ Luchessa Rd. Bridge
69 2.1 1,800 60
SITE #42: San Jose - Guadalupe River @ Skyport
70 0.500 2,040 100
SITE #43: San Jose - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Hamilton Ave.
12 0.5 60 10
TOTALS:
1,101 53.34 18,301 1,410

Strange and unusual items found include:

over 200 golf balls, power sander, bus stop sign, rusted metal safe, double mattress, man's vest, green hat with diamond bow, shoe sole, 2 bike cable locks, safe (open and empty), baby strollers, canopy, tote boxes, water heater pipe, down jacket, suitcase, buckets, balls, halloween prop, wash tub, shoe, rebar metal spike, car tail light assembly, fish carcass, swim board, chandalier, xmas tree, thick glass windshield, 3 wicker chairs, boom box, bike, 1/4 bowling ball, 3 shopping carts, long rubber belt, baseballs, tennis balls, set of Cinderella party masks, fishing pole, meat grinder, cat traps, luggage, car seat, car tire, bike tire, photo of indian temple, banner with 2 poles attached, bike rim, clothing, length of pipe, tricycle, microwave, hot tub, paint, windows, toilets, complete fireplace set, doll, adarandak chair, sandwhich sign board, hub cap, ribbon, tent, rags, jackets, clothing, beach umbrella, rake, random fishing lures, part of a fiberglass boat, pair of pants, heart-rate monitor, staple gun, one shoe, 2 keys, pvc pipe.


 

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