Want to help reduce your own stormwater pollution? Check out our useful tips on the following topics:
What’s the BIG Stormwater Fuss?
Stormwater picks up and carries pollutants, sediment, and trash into the storm drain system every time it rains. Certain substances can cause negative effects to the water quality of our creeks, lakes, and rivers. Protect our water by choosing alternate outdoor behaviors.
8 Before it's Too Late
Stormwater does not get treated and cleaned before it flows into our local creeks, rivers, and lakes. So, if water goes into a storm drain dirty, it stays that way. Here are eight simple ways you can help reduce Stormwater pollution and keep our water supply clean.
Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center
Dispose of household chemical products the responsible way by taking them to the Dallas County Home Chemical Collection Center (HC3). This is a free service for residents who live in Dallas, Carrollton, De Soto, Duncanville, Farmers Branch, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Seagoville, University Park, and unincorporated areas of Dallas County. All others must pay a minimum of $95 waste management fee. Bring your driver’s license and utility bill for proof of residence.