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  2. Pollution Solution for $200 Answer • It’s the only • substance allowed • in a storm drain.

  3. Pollution Solution for $200 Main Menu • What is rain & snow melt? • or • What is naturally occurring stormwater runoff?

  4. Pollution Solution for $400 Answer • Grandma was right, this non-toxic solution cleans and shines almost any surface.

  5. Pollution Solution for $400 Main Menu • What is vinegar? HOMEMADE SOLUTIONS TO PREVENT POLLUTION: Glass cleaner: one part vinegar, four parts water, dry with newspaper Scouring powder: baking soda and salt Mildew remover: spray undiluted vinegar on surface, wait 30 minutes, scrub with hot water Disinfectant: rubbing alcohol Whitening agent: borax

  6. Pollution Solution for $600 Answer • It’s the best way toavoid fuel spills at the gas station.

  7. Pollution Solution for $600 Main Menu • What is ‘Don’t Top Off?

  8. Pollution Solution for $800 Answer • It’s how high you should mow your lawn to promote root growth, shade out weeds, and minimize the need for fertilizer and water.

  9. Pollution Solution for $800 Main Menu • What is three inches?

  10. Pollution Solution for $1000 Answer • A specific group of “Best Management Practices” (BMPs) to prevent surface water pollution during construction activities requiring significant earth disturbance.

  11. Pollution Solution for $1000 Main Menu • What is Soil Erosion • And • Sedimentation Control?

  12. Definition Downpour for $200 Answer • A system of pipes that transports rain water directly to local lakes, rivers, and streams.

  13. Definition Downpour for $200 Main Menu • What is a storm sewer system?

  14. Definition Downpour for $400 Answer • It’s the term for an area that drains to a common stream, lake, or wetland.

  15. Definition Downpour for $400 Main Menu • What is a Watershed? • or • What is a Drainage Basin? The City of Loveland is located in the Big Thompson watershed! A watershed (also known as a drainage basin) may be large or small. It is a geographical feature on the landscape where rain, snow and other precipitation collect and then drain to a common body of water (like a river, stream, ditch, wetland) and/or sink into the earth to become ground water.

  16. Definition Downpour for $600 Answer • It is the number one threat to our nation’s surface waters.

  17. Definition Downpour for $600 Main Menu • What is Runoff?

  18. Definition Downpour for $800 Answer • Movement of soil particles often caused by storm water runoff, wind, or construction.

  19. Definition Downpour for $800 Main Menu • What is Soil Erosion?

  20. Definition Downpour for $1000 Answer • Typically planted with native vegetation, this permanent storm water quality storage area also provides pollution removal through infiltration.

  21. Definition Downpour for $1000 Main Menu • What is a Rain Garden?

  22. Good Housekeeping for $200 Answer • It’s a pet product that is also great for soaking up spilled motor oil, antifreeze, and other fluids.

  23. Good Housekeeping for $200 Main Menu • What is kitty litter?

  24. Good Housekeeping for $400 Answer • It’s the correct way to clean soil off of a paved area.

  25. Good Housekeeping for $400 Main Menu • What is Sweeping?

  26. Good Housekeeping for $600 Answer • It’s the best place to wash your car if you can’t take it to a car wash facility. The wash water at the car wash facility is treated before it is released to the sanitary sewer system where the water is further cleaned at the waste water treatment facility before it is returned to our streams. Additionally, most commercial car wash facilities use 60% less water in the entire washing process than simply rinsing you car at home.

  27. Good Housekeeping for $600 Main Menu • What is your yard? • If you do wash your car at home: • Wash it on gravel, grass, or other permeable surfaces. • Use plain water with a coarse sponge or biodegradable soaps. • Use a trigger nozzle on your hose or a bucket to conserve water.

  28. Good Housekeeping for $800 Answer • It’s what you need to do with pet waste.

  29. Good Housekeeping for $800 Main Menu • What is bag it and throw it in the trash? • or • Flush it down the toilet?

  30. Good Housekeeping for $1000 Answer • A category of products from your home that require special collection and disposal.

  31. Good Housekeeping for $1000 Main Menu • What is household hazardous waste? Household hazardous waste materials can be taken to the Larimer County Hazardous Waste facility. For more information call 970- 498-5773.

  32. Potent Pollutants for $200 Answer • It’s the most common pollutant in runoff from residential areas.

  33. Potent Pollutants for $200 Main Menu • What is fertilizer? • When using a fertilizer remember to: • Choose a slow-release, low-phosphorus fertilizer. • Follow package instructions, and use sparingly and caringly. • Sweep, don’t hose excess back onto lawn. • Never fertilize when rain is expected – your time and money will literally be washed down the drain! • Leave grass clippings on the lawn.

  34. Potent Pollutants for $400 Answer • Just four quarts of this can form an eight-acre slick if dumped down a storm drain.

  35. Potent Pollutants for $400 Main Menu • What is motor oil? RULE OF THUMB: Don’t dump it if youwouldn’t drink it.

  36. Potent Pollutants for $600 Answer • Besides heavy rain and sprinkler/hose use, it’s another major source of water that picks up pollutants before entering the storm drain.

  37. Potent Pollutants for $600 Main Menu • What is snow melt?

  38. Potent Pollutants for $800 Answer • It’s a fluid required to run your automobile that can be purchased in either a highly toxic or a safer/less-toxic variety.

  39. Potent Pollutants for $800 Main Menu • What is antifreeze? Traditional ethylene glycol antifreezeis highly toxic. It is especially hazardous for children and animals, who are attracted to its sweet taste. Antifreeze made of propylene glycol is safer around children and animals (it has no sweet taste, but still keep it out of reach), and is less toxic for the environment. Plus, it is just as effective as traditional ethylene glycol antifreeze. Propylene glycol antifreeze is readily available at most auto stores and repair shops.

  40. Potent Pollutants for $1000 Answer • Choosing native plants can reduce or eliminate the need to use this highly toxic substance.

  41. Potent Pollutants for $1000 Main Menu • What are pesticides?

  42. Picture Perfect for $200 Answer

  43. Picture Perfect for $200 Main Menu • What is theAdopt-a-Waterway Program?

  44. Picture Perfect for $400 Answer

  45. Picture Perfect for $400 Main Menu • What is a storm drain? • or What is an outfall?

  46. Picture Perfect for $600 Answer

  47. Picture Perfect for $600 Main Menu • What is Silt Fence?

  48. Picture Perfect for $800 Answer

  49. Picture Perfect for $800 Main Menu • What is a Rain Barrel? A rain barrel collects and stores rainwater from your rooftop for later use in watering your lawn and garden.

  50. Picture Perfect for $1000 Answer