Saturday, February 8, 2014

Ten Things You Can Do To Prevent Stormwater Pollution

  • Use fertilizers sparingly, preventing overspray onto hard surfaces
  • Protect storm drains and never dump anything down them
  • Vegetate bare spots in your yard
  • Compost your yard waste
  • Use pesticides as a last resort; learn about Integrated Pest Management practices
  • Direct downspouts away from paved surfaces
  • Wash your car on the lawn instead of pavement
  • Keep your car free of leaks and recycle used motor oil
  • Pick up after your pet
  • Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected regularly

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