Protecting and Restoring the Morro Bay Estuary.
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Get Ready for Clean Boating on Morro Bay

  With the spring winds whipping along the Embarcadero and whitecaps on the bay, summer might seem far away. But, in just a couple of months, school will let out and prime boating season will begin. Helping boaters keep our bay clean This fall, the Morro Bay Harbor Department distributed kits that included spill prevention, containment, and response materials to all 27 boat-docking stations along Morro Bay’s shoreline. These kits make it easier for boaters to avoid spilling oil and other hazardous materials into the estuary. They also provide instructions, personal protection equipment, and cleanup materials that enable boaters and …

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Good, Clean, Boating Fun on the Morro Bay Estuary

Harbor Patrol Supervisor Becka Kelly and supplies

    There’s still time to enjoy Morro Bay from your boat this summer. While you’re taking in the sights and sounds amongst the gentle waves of the estuary or Estero Bay beyond, you can help protect our waters. Here’s how. 1. Make sure what goes in the head stays in the holding tank: Check your Y-valve for leaks You’d rather focus on the wind and the waves, but sometimes nature calls.  When you flush the head on your boat, untreated sewage moves into your holding tank. Your Y-valve is the only thing standing between that sewage and the bay waters that …

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