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NATIONAL RIVER CLEANUP DAY
Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9 a.m. - Noon

Site Name
Number of People Distance Cleaned
(Miles)
Weight of Trash Collected Weight of Recyclables Collected
SITE # 1: Cupertino - Stevens Creek Reservoir
60 3 555 100
SITE # 2: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek and Regnart Creek
50 2 165

90

SITE # 3: Cupertino - Calabazas Creek @ Miller Ave
35 .50 100 n/a
SITE # 4: Gilroy - Uvas Creek @ Luchessa Ave.
150 4.2 1200

45

SITE # 5: Gilroy - Coyote Lake
5 1.5 150

11

SITE # 6: Los Altos - Permanente Creek Diversion Channel
11 1 52 72
SITE # 7: Los Gatos - Lexington Reservoir @ Bear Creek Road
5 1 280 50
SITE # 8: Los Gatos – Los Gatos Creek @ Blossom Hill
47 7 120 60
SITE # 9: Los Gatos - Los Gatos Perc Ponds
35 2 1300 100
SITE # 10: Los Gatos - Guadalupe Reservoir @ Dam
14 1 140

n/a

SITE # 11: Milpitas – Calera Creek @ Milpitas High School
57 2 810

55

SITE # 12: Monte Sereno - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Westmont Ave
12 .2 145 n/a
SITE # 13: Morgan Hill - West Little Llagas Creek @ Spring Ave.
11 1 128.5 56.7
SITE # 14: Morgan Hill - Anderson Reservoir @ Holiday Drive
41 2 1100 200
SITE # 15: Morgan Hill - Chesbro Reservoir
n/a n/a n/a

n/a

SITE # 16: Mountain View - Stevens Creek @ Central Ave
21 1 950 50
SITE # 17: Palo Alto - Matadero Creek @ East Bayshore
7

1

40 5
SITE # 18: Palo Alto - Adobe Creek (wetlands)
4 .5 30 30
SITE # 19: San José - San Tomas @ Westmont
13 .5 50 10
SITE # 20: San José - Coyote Creek @ Capitol Expressway
10 2 200 n/a
SITE # 21: San José - Alamitos Creek @ Almaden Lake
23 4 640 10
SITE # 22: San José - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Levi Stadium
32 1.5 140 140
SITE # 23: San José - Coyote Creek @ Hellyer Park
85 1.5 2000 250
Site # 24: San José - Coyote Creek @ Metcalf Road
15 1 400 100
SITE # 25: San José - Guadalupe River @ Woz Way
30 1.2 1560 n/a
SITE # 26: San José - Guadalupe River @ Santa Clara Street
30 .25 2000 n/a
SITE # 27: San José - Alamitos Perc Pond
27 1 1500 20
SITE # 28: San José - Ruby Creek @ Lake Cunningham Park
10 .5 180 n/a
SITE # 29: San José - Coyote Creek @ Tully Road
77 .2 4000 n/a
SITE # 30: San José - Coyote Creek @ Story Road
22 .5 1600 n/a
SITE # 31: San José/Alviso - New Chicago Marsh @ Spreckles Ave.
21 .6 1062.5 n/a
SITE # 32: San José - Guadalupe River @ Coleman Avenue
22 .25 351 n/a
SITE # 33: San José - Coyote Creek @ Watson Park
33 .5 1200 n/a
SITE # 34: San José - San Tomas Aquino @ Monroe
25 .75 325 n/a
SITE # 35: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Mission College Blvd
8 2 85 25
SITE # 36: Santa Clara - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Tasman
10 4.2 300 100
SITE # 37: Santa Clara - Saratoga Creek @ Bowe
7 .75 325 210
SITE # 38: San José - Saratoga Creek @ Cox
7 2 12 7.5
SITE # 39: Sunnyvale - Portions of Calabazas and San Tomas Aquion Creeks @ Sunnyvale East Channel
17 2.5 943.25 n/a
SITE # 40: Sunnyvale - West Sunnyvale Creek @ Mathilda Avenue
6 2.5 60 2
SITE # 41: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Campbell Avenue
32 .25 500 n/a
SITE # 42: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Creekside Avenue 12 .25 500 n/a
SITE # 43: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Hamilton Avenue 25 .25 500 n/a
SITE # 44: Campbell - Los Gatos Creek @ Hamilton Avenue 25 .25 600 n/a
SITE # 45: San José - Los Gatos Creek @ Auzerais Avenue n/a n/a n/a n/a

SITE # 46: San José - Guadalupe River @ Foxworthy Avenue

17 .25 400 n/a
SITE # 47: San José - Guadalupe River @ Wellington Square 6 .5 400 n/a
SITE # 48: San José - Penitencia Creek @ White Road n/a n/a n/a n/a
SITE # 49: Campbell - San Tomas Aquino Creek @ Campbell Avenue 7 1 45 n/a
SITE # 50: San José - Ross Creek @ Camden Avenue 2 2 31 5
TOTALS:
1,211 65.85 29,425 1,804

Strange and unusual items found include:

Strange/unusual items found in the creek included: Soccer ball, television set, couch, suitcase, bike, mattress, pliers, tires, tape measure, rebar pipes, glass, blanket, Swiss army knife, toy sword, Christmas tree stand, car battery, scrap metal, Kia car keys, candle holder, athletic balls, car tire jack, large metal discs, metal fencing, dirt bike ramp, exercise equipment, cat scratching post, spray cans, backscratcher, shower cap, tennis balls, food wrappers, Styrofoam, cigarette butts, plastic jug, knee pad, hot water line, full can liquid BBQ fluid, garage door, shopping carts, tire rims, printer, football seat cushion, large pvc pipe, baby carriage, sleeping bags, half a couch, rugs, sharps, speaker, gas canisters, buckets, banner, shower head, tile, cabinets, barricade, golf balls, baby bouncer, ten foot rake, raccoon skull, skateboard, juice containers, aquarium, trampoline, Disney princess tent, blue tarp, packaging popcorn, duffle bag, metal equipment, and bricks.

 


 

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