Prevent Chemicals, Garbage and Other Debris from Winding Up in Your Local Creeks
EPA – Stormwater pollution results from materials and chemicals washed into the storm drains from streets, gutters, neighborhoods, industrial sites, parking lots and construction sites. Anything dumped or dropped on the ground or in the gutter can end up in the nearest body of water, and this type of pollution is significant because, unlike the water that goes down a sink or toilet in your home, stormwater is untreated and flows directly to a lake, river, or the ocean.
A significant amount of storm water pollution is caused by everyday human activities but there are many simple, basic steps people can do each day to prevent storm water pollution.Read More
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