Storm Water Pollution Awareness
For information on various types of storm water pollution and the ways you can prevent it, check out the following resources:
Possible sources of bacteria pollution include pet waste, urban stormwater runoff, industrial and commercial properties, and leaking sewer laterals. Some ways to prevent bacteria pollution include cleaning up after pets, green infrastructure, and inspecting and repairing leaking laterals.
Possible sources of sediment pollution include construction, removal of vegetation, and improper stormwater management. Some ways to reduce sediment and erosion include erosion control measures during construction, sufficient landscaping coverage, and routine inspection of stormwater inlets and facilities.