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Boater Outreach & Resources

We connect "clean and green" boating resources to users of waterways in Suisun City, Rio Vista, Vallejo, and at Lake Berryessa to help safeguard Solano County's drinking water and precious natural ecosystems.

  • Become a clean and green boater
    and protect local waterways

  • Find out how you can receive your free 2023 Boater Kit

  • Learn how to install oil absorbents properly

  • Meet Bilgee and engage with our outreach team

Check back later to request your free 2023 boater kit online! 

What We Do:

  • Conduct educational Dockwalker surveys in partnership with the
    Bilge pad exchange systemBilge Pad Exchange StationCalifornia State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways and California Coastal Commission.

  • Distribute free boater kits that include oil absorbents, tide charts, ABCs of California Boating, a fuel bib, and more. Check back here later this season to fill out the form and receive your free 2023 Boater Kit.

  • Encourage boaters to install free oil absorbents and start capturing leaky oil immediately.

  • Manage a free oil absorbent exchange program to help boaters dispose of contaminated oil absorbents for recycling and receive a new absorbent right away.

  • Offer free educational resources on boating and preventing water pollution and the spread of invasive species.

Learn more about Clean and Green Boating and Used Oil Recycling in Solano County by clicking here.

  • Lake Berryessa

    Lake Berryessa Boater Outreach

    Get your free Boater Kit at Markley Cove, Steele Canyon, or Capell Cove

    At Lake Berryessa, our mission is to connect with boaters and recreators to give them the tools and information they need to protect this precious drinking water supply for nearly a half-million Solano County residents. 

    In conjunction with the Boater Outreach Program, the Solano County Water Agency manages an invasive mussel prevention program to avert the introduction of invasive zebra and quagga mussels into Lake Berryessa.

  • Rio Vista

    Get your free Boater Kit at Sandy Beach County Park or the Delta Marina

    In Rio Vista, we are connecting with recreational boaters visiting the lower Sacramento River region. The Sacramento River is a popular fishing, swimming, and boating destination as well an important water drinking supply for many cities in Solano County. Preventing oil and gasoline pollution is important for protecting this vital resource.

  • Suisun City

    Get your free Boater Kit at the Suisun City boat launch or marina.

    The Suisun City Boater Outreach Program engages boaters visiting Suisun Slough, the Suisun Marsh, and Grizzly and Suisun Bays. Home to many different plants and animals, the Suisun Marsh is one of the largest remaining contiguous brackish tidal marshes in the western United States and because of that, water quality is a top concern.

  • Vallejo

    Get your free Boater Kit at the Vallejo Marina. 

    The Vallejo Boater Outreach Program engages boaters visiting the idyllic Carquinez Strait and San Pablo Bay. 







    Photo: Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan with the 2020 boater kit.

Solano County's Boater Outreach Programs are locally funded initiatives supported by Solano County Water Agency, Solano County and the cities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo, Napa County, Fairfield-Suisun Sewer District, Vallejo Flood & Wastewater District, California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways and California Coastal Commission, and the CalRecycle Used Oil Program. The program is managed and implemented by the Solano Resource Conservation District throughout Solano County.

Contact Us

Solano Resource Conservation District

1170 N Lincoln, Ste. 110
Dixon, CA 95620

Phone: (707) 678-1655 x 101

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