Paint, chemicals, plant clippings and other materials can be blown or washed into storm drains that flow to the ocean. Unlike water in sanitary sewers (from sinks and toilets), water in storm drains is not treated before entering our waterways. You would never pour soap or fertilizers into the ocean, so why would you let them enter the storm drains? Follow the easy tips found in the downloadable PDF building care brochure to the right.
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