Clean Water Tips

  1. Tip 1: Scoop Your Dog's Poop
  2. Tip 2: Catch Your Rain
  3. Tip 3: Test Your Soil & Read Your Fertilizer Labels
  4. Tip 4: Bag or Compost Your Grass
  5. Tip 5: Bag or Compost Your Leaves

You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it, too! Regularly scoop your dog's poop from public areas and your back yard, before it washes into our waterways.

Pet waste left on grass or sidewalks doesn't stay there. Every time it rains, the waste breaks down and washes into our rivers. You can put the waste in those handy pet waste stations that are popping up everywhere, though any outside trash can is just fine.

Woman Dropping Dogs Poop Bag in Trash

Want More Tips?

Stormwater runoff can increase flooding, impact the quality of our drinking water, affect public health, and harm wildlife, but there are many simple steps you can take to protect our streams, rivers, and lakes! See the complete lists of tips: