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:
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Last updated August 26, 2021