You can be the Solution to Stormwater Pollution

Polluted stormwater run-off is the greatest threat to clean water.  Practice these healthy household habits and you will be the Solution to Stormwater Pollution.

Healthy Household Habits

  1. Keep your nearest storm drain clear of debris and litter
  2. Never dump anything down a storm drain
  3. Use fertilizers sparingly
  4. Use pesticides only when necessary
  5. Do not blow grass clippings or leaves into the street
  6. Sweep up yard debris rather than hosing down paved areas
  7. Compost or recycle yard waste
  8. Pick up pet waste and dispose of properly
  9. Use a commercial car wash or wash your car on an unpaved area
  10. Service your car regularly to prevent leaks onto paved areas
  11. Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste at designated collection locations
  12. Produce less waste – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  13. Purchase and use nontoxic, biodegradable, recycled or recyclable products when ever possible
  14. Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected at least every three years