Stormwater Runs to Local Waterways Untreated. Turkey Creek. Kansas River & Missouri River Merge. Stormwater Runoff Management. Illustration from Mid America Regional Council. Stormwater Runoff. Water falls as rain, snow, or ice. Most seeps into ground.
Kansas River & Missouri River Merge
Illustration from Mid America Regional Council
Stormwater Flows over surfaces such as roads, driveways and parking lots.
Stormwater goes into storm drains and pollutants flow untreated into local streams, rivers & lakes.
Sediment has flowed to storm drain and closed it from functioning.
Don’t mow right up to stream bed
Oil illegally dumped flows untreated to area streams, rivers, and lakes.
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Dispose of your Oil & Auto fluids properly.
Liquids surfacing from non functioning septic system.
Do your washing over several days.
Would you walk with bare feet in your lawn?
Consider using compost on your lawn
Flier from Mid America Regional Council, KC Mo.
Education to residents from an area home owner’s association.
Water flows to storm drains
Use a Commercial Car Wash
Trash & Litter carried off to block storm drain.
Participate in a Neighborhood Cleanup.
Leaves blocking flow of water into storm drain.
Consider Using a Mulch Mower
What Can I Do To Help?
Sweep your driveway off.
Dispose of oil & automotive fluids proper and legally.
Maintain septic systems.
Don’t over fertilize yard.
Pickup pet waste
Use a commercial car wash.
Pick up litter and trash.
Don’t blow yard clippings and leaves into the streets.
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