Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
OTHER AREAS THAT CAN AFFECT THE
Follow these simple steps to prevent stormwater pollution:
Make sure all chemicals are dissipated before draining a pool or spa
Do not drain pools within 5 day of adding chemicals
Never backwash a filter into the street or stormdrain
Cleanup chemical spills with absorbent, don't wash it
down the drain
Dispose of leftover chemicals and paints through a licensed hazardous
waste disposal provider
Pet Waste can be a major source of bacteria
and excess nutrients in local waters.
walking your pet, remember to pick up the waste and dispose of it
properly. Flushing pet waste is the best disposal method.
Leaving pet waste on the ground increases public health risks by
allowing harmful bacteria and nutrients to wash into eventually into
local water bodies.
Maintenance Affects Stormwater Runoff
and GARDEN Effects
Helpful Tips for
Commandments for a Healthy Yard
When It Rains, It
Construction Site Runoff
Habits for Clean Water