What can I do to help?
  • Be aware of the stormwater pollution problem. Awareness is the first step
  • Become a responsible consumer. Avoid buying products that could be toxic to the environment. Carefully read labels, or call the Stormwater Hotline at 972-205-2180 for answers to questions that you may have
  • Dispose of household chemicals and used oil properly
  • Keep pet wastes, leaves and other debris out of storm drains
  • Maintain your vehicle on a regular basis to prevent leaks
  • Participate in cleanup activities in your neighborhood
  • Recycle
  • Report illegal dumping to the Stormwater Hotline 972-205-2180
  • Spread the word about pollution prevention
  • Take caution with your use of lawn care products. Follow the directions

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1. Since the implementation of the stormwater permit, is the water quality improving?
2. What is the difference between the sanitary sewer system and the storm drain system?
3. What can I do to help?
4. Is the Stormwater Management Department part of the Water Department?
5. I think I need a storm drain inlet installed near my property. Who do I call?