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Helping to clean Kitsap’s waterways

The Kitsap County Health District is enlisting the public’s help to clean up some of the most polluted waterways and to combat the Hood Canal’s low-dissolved oxygen problem.

The Health District wants the public to discuss what Kitsapers can do to help improve fecal coliform contamination. In the Central Kitsap area, there is a meeting scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Poulsbo Library in the downstairs meeting room.

In addition, the Health District will have a workshop to help residents of the Hood Canal watershed use their septic systems properly. That is intended to keep bacteria out of the Hood Canal and other surface waters.

The workshop will be called “You Can Protect Your Investment While Protecting Hood Canal.” That’s scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, at the Seabeck Conference Center, 15395 Seabeck Highway and from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, at the Olympic View Community Club, 13931 Lester Road in Silverdale.

The meeting on fecal coliform will

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