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Environmental Health And Safety

Environmental Health & Safety assists the university community in providing and maintaining a safe work environment for students, faculty, staff, contractors, and visitors. The EHS mission also encompasses responsibilities of protecting the local community and environment from potential hazards generated by university activities.

EHS Promotes Stormwater Pollution Prevention

“Don’t Strain the Drain” was the EHS message conveyed at the annual CSULB Earth Day Mixer in April.  EHS staff were available in the beautiful setting of the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Gardens to provide information and spread awareness of the effects of stormwater pollution and preventative measures the public can perform to curb illegal and unnecessary discharges to local waterways. 

People examining a pollution prevention poster closeup of stormwater pollution prevention poster students discussing stormwater pollution prevention

To learn more about how to keep local waterways clean, follow these links:

City of Long Beach:  http://www.longbeach.gov/pw/resources/stormwater-management/

Los Angeles County:  https://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/cleanla/Stormwater.aspx

State of California:  https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/stormwater/docs/stormwater_factsheet.pdf

Safe Drinking Water Act: Long Beach Water Department Consumer Confidence Reports

In accordance with Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, the Long Beach Water Department publishes an annual Water Quality Report. The Water Quality Report describes, with clarity and great detail, the quality of the City's drinking water.

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CSULB Hydration Station