How does your lawn impact Water Quality in your watershed?

How does your lawn impact Water Quality in your watershed?

Can you identify all the impacts?

Fertilizer (Nutrient) or pesticide applied on street/driveway flushing to catch basin; grass clippings and leaves (Nutrients) discarded in catch basin; overwatering lawn, causing fertilizer, sediment, pet waste and motor oil to reach the catch basin. All discharging to the watershed.



EPA’s Safer Choices interactive map:

https://www.epa.gov/saferchoice/find-safer-choices-use-your-community


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Last updated July 25, 2017