Landscapers and Property Managers
Properly managing the areas around homes and rental units can have a significant impact on our water resources. To assist you in this effort, this site serves as a one-stop compilation of information garnered from a variety of sources. A good place to begin is the EPA’s information on Low Impact Development. You can learn more here.
Yard Care Techniques
--Check out the EPA’s Greenscaping brochure here.
--Here is an excellent brochure on caring for lawns in environmentally friendly ways.
--Here are links to two YouTube videos on environmentally friendly ways to care for lawns—
Stormwater Runoff Reduction Techniques
Here is brochure containing a list of excellent ideas from the EPA.
It may also prove beneficial to familiarize yourself with nonpoint source pollution. To learn more simply click here.
Use and Storage of Pesticides and Fertilizers
The EPA offers a guide that is useful to landscapers and pest control professionals. You can download this brochure here.
Stormwater Pond Maintenance
The EPA offers considerable guidance on stormwater ponds in this brochure.
Here is information on managing waste from carpet cleaning.
Spill prevention information is available here.
Auto Repair and Maintenance
You should also check out the EPA's Green Link program here.
If you see a threat or potential threat to our water resources, let us know!
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