A rain barrel at your home will conserve water and reduce the amount of stormwater runoff that carries pollutants to streams. Reusing food grade containers also removes materials from the waste stream. You can put yours together for about $30. Tips for using your rain barrel Do not use collected water for drinking, cooking or … More How to Make Your Own Rain Barrel
After a long, gray, dreary winter, the sun is out and temperatures are increasing. It’s almost that time of year again, when the only activity that sounds good is to go swim in a local lake, or take the dog for a walk to let them play in the water. Unfortunately, this favorite of summer … More Harmful Algae Blooms
So you’re trying to raise money for your sports team, church or school. You’d like to host a fundraiser that is simple and fun for everyone. The weather’s been warm and Aha!, you think, a carwash will be easy. BUT WAIT! Did you know that water flowing into most storm drains isn’t treated? Instead, that … More Holding a Car Wash Fundraiser? Please Think Again!