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Protect our rivers, lakes and springs
  • Direct downspouts and gutters into your lawn, plant beds, rain barrels or containment areas on or near your property.
  • Pick up pet waste to prevent it from being washed into storm drains during rainstorms. Pet wastes are significant sources of bacteria and other pollutants in lakes and river.
Photo of man next to rain barrel
Rain barrels capture water from downspouts, preventing runoff from the yard as well as conserving rainwater for use in watering plants.

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