22 Jul '11, 8pm

Use pervious surfaces (ie.green roofs & porous pavers) to slow down runoff & reduce erosion & pollution #lakesmonth

Keep litter, pet wastes, leaves and debris out of street gutters and storm drains—these outlets drain directly to lake, streams, rivers and wetlands. Apply lawn and garden chemicals sparingly and according to directions. Dispose of used oil, antifreeze, paints and other household chemicals properly—not in storm sewers or drains. If your community does not already have a program for collecting household hazardous wastes, ask your local government to establish one. Clean up spilled brake fluid, oil, grease and antifreeze. Do not hose them into the street where they can eventually reach local streams and lakes. Control soil erosion on your property by planting ground cover and stabilizing erosion-prone areas. Encourage local government officials to develop construction erosion and sediment control ordinances in your community. Have your septic system inspected and pumped, at ...

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