Stormwater 101

Did you know that the storm drain system in your neighborhood drains directly to the ocean?

Storm drain systems are different from sewer systems. Sewer systems take water from sinks and toilets at your home or business to a waste water treatment plant for treatment and filtration. Storm drain systems however take water from your streets and driveways directly to the ocean. When this water picks up pollutants along its way, it ultimately reached the ocean untreated.

These videos will explain some of the common water pollution sources as well as how YOU can help to prevent pollution to our precious water.

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