Winter rains can bring new life to streams and coastal habitats - or stormwater runoff can deliver load after load of pollution. Our creeks begin in our driveways and front yards. Rainfall and runoff from lawn watering carry pollutants from lawns, streets, sidewalks, roofs and parking lots straight to our creeks and oceans. Don't pollute a creek without intending to. Remember - only rain down the storm drain.
Illustration by Susan Riedley
- Just one quart of motor oil contaminates 250,000 gallons of water. If you change your motor oil a