Clean Water for Your Home and Yard
We all own waterfront property! Even if you aren't living on a lake you affect the health of nearby lakes, wetlands, and streams.
In most urban and suburban areas, your street connects to downstream lakes, wetlands and streams through the storm sewer system. Water runs off your street and yard into storm sewers, collecting pollutants along the way, and eventually makes it into our lakes and streams.
How can you help to protect and improve clean water?
There are many ways you can protect and improve water quality. Check out the articles below on raingardens, rainwater harvesting, green roofs, and more.