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What Every Citizen Should Know About Stormwater
Stormwater – water that originates from precipitation events such as rainfall or snowmelt and either soaks into the ground or becomes runoff that flows to our waterways.
Stormwater runoff has become the most common cause of water pollution. Chesapeake is nearly surround by water on three sides — water that is not only home to a variety of plants and animals but a source for our own drinking water. Stormwater pollution is a problem — but you can be part of the solution!
We're going on a Pollution Diet — and you can help.
Learn quick and easy pollution solutions using the links resources below!
Common Stormwater Pollutants
Pollution Prevention Tips