Actions to preserve bodies of water

AVOID THROWING TRASH

even if there are no available trash cans or they are full.

ELIMINATE

plastic bags and bottles. Drink water from a reusable container.

DO NOT THROW CIGARETTES

on the ground. Use an ashtray.

PROMOTE RECYCLING

in your condominium, community or business.

USE NON-ABRASIVE DETERGENTS OR ACIDS

When cleaning your house, sweep before using a hose.

COLLECT YOUR PET’S WASTE

TAKE PREVENTIVE MEASURES

when painting or building in the zones where bodies of water are located.

KEEP YOUR AUTOMOBILE

in good condition to avoid oil leaks.

DISPOSE OF FRYING OIL CORRECTLY

When cooled, place it in a plastic bottle, cover it and place it in the trash can.

USE OUR APPLICATION TO FILE A COMPLAINT AT PRASA

if you see an overflow or discharge of sanitary water.

REPORT ON SPILLS

or actions that contaminate the pluvial system.

DO NOT

go into bodies of water when it rains.

TAKE PRECAUTIONS WHEN SWIMING

Move away from areas of possible contamination.

SHARE WATER BODIES

when using pedal boats, boards, canoes or kayaks.

CHOOSE

hotels and hostels with recycling systems.

KNOW THE ENVIRONMENTAL and HEALTH REGULATIONS

for businesses.

OBTAIN THE NECESSARY PERMITS

to operate a business at the bodies of water.

REDUCE

light pollution.

DECREASE

your carbon footprint.

IS PROHIBITED

any type of capture, hunting, fishing or direct contact with manatees and other animals of Condado Lagoon is

IT IS ILLEGAL AND POLLUTES

The theft and burning of electric cables is illegal and contaminates bodies of water.

About Us

The San Juan Bay Estuary Program is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that designs, implements and tracks restoration actions to improve water quality and associated ecosystems within the San Juan Bay Estuary system and its basin. The program involves citizens, visitors and tourists, and is associated with the governmental, private, scientific, academic and community sectors.

Contact Us

Call Us: +1 787 725 8165

Visit Us:
#265 San Francisco St.
San Juan PR 00901

Write to Us:
P.O. Box 9509
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00908-9509

info@estuario.org