Educational Media and Links (how you can help)

There are many ways you can help to prevent stormwater pollution. Start with this video on home activities, and then click on the links below to learn even more!
Pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers can harm our waterways if used excessively or improperly. Learn about ways to care for your lawn and garden that will result in a healthy yard AND healthier waterways.

Knowing how to properly dispose of chemicals, paints, oils, and other fluids is important. Dumping anything other than rainwater down a storm sewer is against the law, but proper disposal is easier than you might think.

If you are a pet owner, proper pet waste disposal can prevent harmful bacteria from contaminating our streams. Picking up after your pet isn’t just a courtesy to your neighbors, it keeps our waterways cleaner!

When you wash your car, all that dirt and grime (not to mention soapy water) can end up in our creeks and streams. Car washing guidelines can be useful for anyone looking to wash their car at home in ways that are gentler on the environment.