What Can I Do?


What can we all do to prevent stormwater pollution?


Clean water depends on us, and we depend on clean water - and protecting our water starts with you and me!

There are lots of things that each of can do around our homes and in our everyday lives to prevent stormwater pollution and protect water quality.

Think about what would happen in our local waters if each of us followed these simple tips. Click on each image below to learn how these activities affect water quality and what you can do about it.


Do not dump anything
down storm drains

Maintain your vehicle

Volunteer with a local environmental group
(like PEAC)


Rethink yard care

Minimize fertilizer use

Manage yard waste

It all adds up...

Runoff pollution is caused by the daily activities of ALL of us EVERYWHERE on the land surface - and it can all add up to a big problem.

But lots of people making lots of small changes can all add up too!

Remember: if we all do a little, we can do a lot.