is Stormwater Runoff?
Do You Know?
and Source Source Pollution
runoff carries many substances that pollute our waters.
including pesticides, fertilizers, oil, industrial waste, and soap,
are harmful in any quantity.
sufficient quantities, others, including sediment runoff from construction
sites, bare soil, agricultural land, pet waste, grass clippings and
leaves can harm creeks, rivers and lakes .
from various human activities such as lawn watering, car washing,
and malfunctioning septic tank can also pollute land and surface waters.
of this stormwater runoff eventually ends up in our rivers, sounds
and the ocean with devastating results.
is not just fish that are impacted!