Tag: clean water

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Spring weather is finally here!  Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful … Continued

Bag your Leaves!

Autumn is here!  That means it’s a good time to remember that fallen leaves can clog catch basins and add too much organic material to our waterways all at the same time! Bag or compost your leaves, but do not rake them into the street or dump them down storm drains! Blocking storm drains can … Continued

Proper Use of Fertilizer

Giving your lawn some extra TLC during these days at home? If you’re considering fertilizer, be sure to use a slow-release, non-phosphorus fertilizer (look for “0” as the middle number).  And as an alternative to fertilizer, consider scattering fresh grass seeds, aerating your soil, or planting some of the native shrubs you’ve seen. Compost is … Continued

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in … Continued

Bag your Leaves!

Autumn is here!  That means it’s a good time to remember that fallen leaves can clog catch basins and add too much organic material to our waterways all at the same time! Bag or compost your leaves, but do not rake them into the street or dump them down storm drains! Blocking storm drains can … Continued

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in … Continued

Bag your Leaves!

Autumn is here!  That means it’s a good time to remember that fallen leaves can clog catch basins and add too much organic material to our waterways all at the same time! Bag or compost your leaves, but do not rake them into the street or dump them down storm drains! Blocking storm drains can … Continued

Attention Pool Owners!

If you own a swimming pool, then for you it’s about time to close that pool down for winter.  Did you know that it is illegal to drain chlorinated pool water into the public drainage system?  This includes street drainage that eventually runs into storm water catch basins.  That water will eventually make its way … Continued

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in … Continued

Scoop the Poop!

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! The weather is getting warmer and we’ve all been inside for a while.  Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always … Continued

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